Owensboro Police investigating shooting of teen

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Owensboro Police are investigating the shooting of a teenager early Monday morning.

Officers initially responded to West 10th Street on a medical run believe to be a 16-year-old who had been shot with a firework.

Police later determined the teen was shot in the leg with a gun. He was transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

As detectives continue to investigate they’re asking anyone with additional information
to call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at

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(This story was originally published on July 6, 2020)


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