shooting investigation 300UPDATE: OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/18/17) —The name of the victim from the late Sunday night shooting has been released by the Daviess County Coroner's Office.

Authorities say Kevonjua A. Allen, 23 of Henderson was shot and a juvenile charged with his murder.

Rita Dukes Smith

SurfKY News Director

UPDATE: OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/18/17) — Owensboro Police charged a 17-year-old male with murder, tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property/firearm and trafficking in marijuana - first offense in relation to the shooting death that occurred in last night in Owensboro.

The juvenile is being held in the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

Daviess County Coroner's Office has not released the name of the victim pending family notification.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

ORIGINAL STORY:

OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/18/17) — Police are investigating a shooting death in Owensboro after responding to an armed robbery report last night in the 700 block of Sycamore Street.

When Owensboro Police Department arrived at Sycamore Street at 10:31 p.m., they reported hearing gunshots. Police located a man, which had apparently been gunshot, in the West Eighth and Poplar streets area.

OPD detectives had a person of interest in custody last night for questioning. It is yet unknown if the shooting and armed robbery are related.

OPD has not released the identity of the victim.

Yellow Ambulance and a Daviess County Deputy Coroner also responded to the scene.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director

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