Paducah police investigating after shots fired

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PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – Paducah police are investigating after shots were fired Thursday afternoon in the area of H.C. Mathis Drive and Laclede Avenue.

Multiple callers reported hearing gunshots on H.C. Mathis Drive near North 27th Street, then continuing down Laclede Avenue, according to the Paducah Police Department.

Several callers reported seeing two black males on foot, one of them with a handgun. A white SUV was also reported in the area at the time.

Officers found bullet shell casings in the area.

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 the Apple Store or Google Play.

Tipsters can also 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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