Man arrested after shots fired outside Paducah nightclub
PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – A Paris, Tenn. man faces a wanton endangerment charge after police say he discharged a handgun outside a Paducah nightclub on Thursday.
Cody L. Teneyck, 30, was arrested on a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment.
Paducah police were called about 10:25 p.m. Thursday to a nightclub on Olivet Church Road. A witness said two people had been fighting, one of them a man named Cody, wearing a red shirt. The witness pointed out a pickup truck that belonged to “Cody,” and officers saw a handgun inside.
Officers said while they were investigating, a man wearing a red shirt walked up and was identified as Cody Teneyck. Police say he agreed to be interviewed and admitted that the pickup truck was his and said that inside was a handgun he had used to fire several shots in the parking lot.
There were about 50 people in the parking lot and nightclub at the time, according to Paducah police.
Teneyck was arrested on a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment and booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.