1 injured in shooting in Paducah

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PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – Paducah police are investigating a shooting that happened early Monday morning on the city’s north side.

Police initially were called about 12:30 a.m. to a disturbance at a business in the 900 block of Boyd Street. While enroute, the officers were told shots had been fired.

When officers arrived, they found a crowd dispersing. While at the scene, officers were told of a shooting that had occurred at North 11th and Northview streets.

When officers arrived at that location, they found a 33-year-old man had been shot in the shoulder. Bullet holes also were found in an unoccupied, parked vehicle and a house in the 1100 block of Northview St.

A man and his child were asleep in the house at the time, but were not reported injured.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550. Information also may be provided anonymously through West Kentucky Crime Stoppers by texting WKY and your tip to 847411 (tip 411) or by downloading the app “WKY Crime Stoppers” from the Apple Store or Google Play. Tipsters also may access the online tip form through the City of Paducah website. Information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.

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