Madisonville man arrested in Thanksgiving shooting investigation

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Courtesy: Hopkins County Jail

MADIONSVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – A Madisonville man has been accused of shooting another man in the leg on Thanksgiving.

Madisonville Police said shortly after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a home on Dulin Street where a man had been shot.

During the investigation, police said 56-year-old Charles Moore fired a gun inside his home shooting a man in the leg.

Officers said they recovered a rifle and marijuana during a search.

Moore has a prior felony conviction and a protective order, and isn’t allowed to own a firearm. He’s been arrested and booked in the Hopkins County jail.

The victim is expected to survive.

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(This story was originally published on November 27, 2020)

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