HENDERSON, Ky (WEHT) – A Henderson man is behind bars in Hopkins County after authorities say he held a woman hostage during a standoff in Madisonville on Monday.

According to a release, Madisonville Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of Island Ford Road just before 10 p.m. in reference to a man with a gun. Officers say it was determined that Zachary Davis, 20, was holding a female subject hostage inside an apartment. Davis had four active warrants for his arrest, including charges of kidnapping and terroristic threatening.

Authorities say both subjects were secured from the residence uninjured after a brief standoff. Davis was charged with the following:

  • Unlawful imprisonment
  • Possession of handgun by a convicted felon
  • Terroristic threatening
  • Assault

During a separate investigation, Madisonville Police say Davis was involved in an altercation where he pointed a handgun at a pregnant woman’s stomach and threatened her. MPD also discovered Davis fired shots at a residence in the 300 block of south Daves Street in Madisonville on August 12. Authorities say there were four individuals inside the home at the time of the shooting, including a small child sleeping in a crib.

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