shooting arrest davenportUPDATE: OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/23/18) — Owensboro Police Department made an arrest in the shooting and pedestrians being struck by a vehicle incident July 20 in Owensboro.

OPD charged Chavonte Davenport, 23, with first-degree assault and second-degree assault in connection with the incident.

Davenport is being held in the Daviess County Detention Center. Bond has not yet been set.

ORIGINAL STORY:

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/21/18) — Two people were struck by a vehicle and one of them was gunshot during an altercation yesterday morning in Owensboro.

Owensboro Police Department Officer Andrew Boggess said officers responded at 8:20 a.m. to East 19th Street and Alexander Avenue to the report of a disturbance. Police reported 38-year-old Chris Green of Owensboro had been shot and suffered injuries that did not appear life threatening. He was also struck by the vehicle as the suspect fled.

A second person, 30-year-old Brittany Swihart of Owensboro was also struck by the vehicle and received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Police are looking for a black male, armed with a handgun, who left the scene in a dark colored passenger car.

OPD’s Criminal Investigation Division is continuing its investigation.

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