Juvenile charged in connection to Owensboro shooting

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT)- 19-year-old Mason Hale is recovering after reportedly being shot by a juvenile Tuesday night on the 2200 block of Bluff Ave.

Owensboro Police initially responded to a report of a firearm discharging around 10 PM Tuesday night but could not find any evidence of a shooting. However, Owensboro Police received a call later in the evening saying Hale was being treated at a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

After a brief investigation, police say they believe the initial report and the Hale’s injury are connected. A juvenile was charged with 2nd-degree assault and possession of a handgun but police did not name the juvenile.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 26, 2020)

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