DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

arrest bellOWENSBORO, Ky. (11/11/13) - The Daviess Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at the 7000 block of Hwy 56 in Sorgho on Sunday at 2:48 a.m.

The caller reported that a person in the home was shot and the perpetrator left the home in his vehicle. Deputies stopped the car at the intersection of HWY 56 and Hwy 81.

William R. Bell, 21, was charged on Sunday at 6 a.m. on charges of first degree assault, and first degree wanton endangerment.

The 21-year-old victim was transported to the Owensboro Hospital by ambulance. A Daviess County Sheriff’s deputy also transported the Bell to the hospital for medical treatment due to injuries that he sustained in a physical altercation in the house prior to the shooting.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

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