Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Two People Shot at Whitesville Home

 

arrest johnsonWHITESVILLE, Ky. (11/9/13) — Two people were both shot twice last night at a home in the 10,000 block of Kentucky 764 in Whitesville.

According to Detective Larry Wilbanks, when Daviess County Sheriff's deputies arrived at the house, they discovered a male with two gunshot wounds to the stomach lying on the floor.

Deputies and Kentucky State Troopers searched the house and discovered a female with gunshot wounds to the chest and back in a bedroom closet.

A toddler was found safe in the female victim's car that was parked in the garage. The child is with its grandmother, according to authorities.

The female victim, Andrea Ward, told police that Christopher Matthew Johnson shot her and Aaron Knott.

Deputies then received a call about the suspect's location, where they found Johnson, 26. He was taken into custody without incident.

Both victims were taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, however, the Knott was transferred to a hospital in Louisville.

Johnson is being held in the Daviess County Detention Center on two counts of attempted murder and burglary, first degree.

SurfKY News
Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Muhlenberg County School Board Meeting

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/14) — There will be a special called meeting of the Muhlenberg County Board of Education… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 24, 2014 3806

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 2717

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 25, 2014 2110

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1721

Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1386

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 24, 2014 2717

Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 25, 2014 2110

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1386

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans
July 24, 2014 1058

Hopkins County Fair Provides Family Fun

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 27, 2014 872

Hopkins County Fair Concludes

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 24, 2014 1302

US 231 Ohio River 'William Natcher'…

in News by Keith Todd
July 24, 2014 993

Maintenance Scheduled at Fisher Park and…

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 24, 2014 850

Portion of Spring Bank Drive Closed…

in News by Sherry Girten
July 24, 2014 276

Owensboro Southern 11-Year-Olds Finish…

in Top Stories by Steve LeMaster
July 28, 2014 190

Dont Miss Out on a Howl of a Good Time

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 24, 2014 3806

Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1721

Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 24, 2014 1268

Marching Mustangs Band Camp Underway

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1144

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 992

Business Spotlight - Blue Moon Car Wash

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03