OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — An Owensboro man is charged in connection with a January 26th murder in Owensboro.
The Owensboro Police Department arrested Mark E. Griffith, 58, and charged him with murder. Officials say the victim has been identified as Shannon M. Buchler. According to police, Buchler was found dead in her home. They also say a young girl and man were also found at the scene with gunshot wounds. The man and young girl’s injuries have been described as life-threatening.
Officer Andrew Boggess confirmed that the man found with a gunshot wound was Griffith, but Boggess wouldn’t release the manner of how Griffith sustained his injuries at this time.
Currently, detectives believe the shooting was a domestic disturbance and is not related to any other recent shooting in the city.
Mark E. Griffith is charged with Murder, Assault 1st Degree, and 2 counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree. He is being held at the Daviess County Detention Center.