Man wanted after altercation, gunshot fired in Paducah turns himself in

Tariq T. Griffin (Source: Paducah Police Department)
Tariq T. Griffin (Source: Paducah Police Department)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – A man wanted in connection with an altercation on Tuesday afternoon that involved a gunshot being fired turned himself in to police Thursday night.

Tariq T. Griffin, 20, of West Paducah turned himself in at the Paducah Police Department just after 8 p.m. on Thursday.

He was arrested on a warrant charging him with first-degree robbery, first-degree wanton endangerment and third-degree criminal mischief.

A man told officers that Griffin came to his home in the 1600 block of Madison Street just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and attacked him. He said he had a gun in his pocket and Griffin was trying to gain control of the gun when it went off, striking a piece of furniture.

The man said Griffin left with the gun in a minivan with three other men.

No one was reported injured.

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