Paducah police ask for help finding convicted felon accused of shooting victim in leg, running from the scene

Antonio C. Lee (Source: Paducah Police Department)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – Paducah police ask for the public’s help finding a man accused of shooting someone and running from the scene.

Antonio C. Lee, 36, of Paducah faces first-degree assault and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon charges.

Police were called to the 1000 block of Bronson Avenue on September 10. Officers found a person who had been shot in the leg. The victim was taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say Lee shot the victim with a handgun during an argument and left the scene.

Friday afternoon, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Lee charging him with first-degree assault and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Lee has a prior felony conviction for unlawful imprisonment.

Lee is described as a black male, 6’2”, weighing 210 pounds. He is believed to be driving an older model blue Chrysler passenger car and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information 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 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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