Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Christian County Sheriff, Crime Stoppers Looking for Drive-by Shooter

crimestopper hopkinsville 300CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (11/27/13) – A Christian County man was shot to death when an unknown suspect(s) fired multiple gunshots into his residence Sunday, Nov. 24 off Greenville Road, Hopkinsville.

The Christian County Sheriff’s Department continues investigating the death of 21-year-old Antonio Cross.

Christian County Sheriff's Detective Steve Tucker says detectives are still developing suspects in shooting. Sheriff Livy Leavell confirmed that Cross, who was asleep inside his home, was shot just after 2 a.m. during an apparent drive-by type shooting.

Tucker says the shooter(s) apparently used some type of assault rifle to shoot at the home multiple times. He adds the victim's mother, niece and nephew were in the home at the time of the shooting, but none of them were injured.

Tucker said several people have been interviewed but the department has no leads in the case as yet.

The Hopkinsville-Christian County Crime Stoppers is asking for information about the person(s) responsible for the murder to contact their tip line at (270) 887-TIPS. If any information they receive can lead to an arrest of this crime, Crime Stoppers will pay the person who sent in the tip $1,000 cash reward. All individuals that call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line will remain anonymous and will not have to appear in court.

To submit an anonymous tip through text message, send the text to “CRIMES” (274637) and then enter hpdtip in the text, followed by the tip information.

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Early Squirrel Season Opening at Land Between The Lakes

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (4/17/14) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area’s 2014 spring squirrel hunting season will… Read More

KSP Seeking Man Wanted for Terroristic Threats

MAYFIELD, Ky. (4/17/14) — Kentucky State Police in Mayfield are seeking assistance from the public in locating a man… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

April 16, 2014 18663

UPDATE- Sheriff's Office Following Leads…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter
April 14, 2014 6196

U.S. Bank Hanson on Lockdown Due to Bomb…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 14, 2014 5206

Pedestrian Killed During Two Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 13, 2014 4399

One Dead in Two Vehicle Head On Collision

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 15, 2014 2976

Police Searching for Sureway's 'Baby…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

April 14, 2014 5206

Pedestrian Killed During Two Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 13, 2014 4399

One Dead in Two Vehicle Head On Collision

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 15, 2014 2976

Police Searching for Sureway's 'Baby…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter
April 15, 2014 2618

Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to Drug…

in Top Stories by Lori Blakeley
April 17, 2014 2427

KSP Nabs St. Charles Man Wanted by U.S.…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

April 14, 2014 1959

Grow Garden Grow - Spring Has Sprung

in News by Barbara Cecil Russ
April 15, 2014 1482

Owensboro Police Investigate Auto Accident

in News by Michael Hathaway
April 15, 2014 1173

Owensboro Parks Offers Tennis Lessons

in News by Britni Bunn
April 13, 2014 988

Two Daviess County Men Busted for…

in Top Stories by Scott Gibbs
April 15, 2014 789

Happenings and Meetings Owensboro

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

April 13, 2014 2966

Muhlenberg 4-H is Buzzing

in Top Stories by Janie Culton
April 16, 2014 2720

Sheriff's Deputies Nab Central City…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
April 14, 2014 2412

MCC Staff Shares Good News with…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 15, 2014 1796

'Walk Right Back' An Everly Brother's…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 15, 2014 1622

Local MCHS Students Train at Job Corps

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

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