OPD: Man hit by bullet while driving down the road

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OWENSBORO, Ky (WEHT) On Wednesday around 1:40 p.m., officers were flagged down in the 1200 block of W. 5th Street by an adult male suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The shooting occurred in the 600 block of Poplar Street while the victim was operating his vehicle. The victim’s vehicle and a nearby home were struck several times by gunfire. One person was in the home according to police.

The victim was taken to the hospital and his injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

Detectives are investigating and anyone with additional information can call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270- 687-8484.

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