Police Investigate Double Homicide

By: Kelly Sparks
By: Kelly Sparks

Investigators were at the scene Friday afternoon, interviewing witnesses and searching for evidence after 26-year old Jamal Covington and 21-year-old Latasia Kirk were found gunned down at Willow Creek Apartments in Bowling Green.

Autopsy results show both victims were shot in the head.

“I’m defiantly breaking my lease.”

Kathy Spears lived next door to where the shooting took place and says she was home at the time of the incident but says she didn’t hear anything unusual.

Emotions ran high for family and friends who arrived on the scene Thursday afternoon to find two of their loved ones murdered. One woman even collapsed after screaming for a short while.

Willow Creek Manager, Wendy England released a statement saying she is sadden by the incident but said the situation is under control.

Police are still investigating. If you have information about this crime your asked to Bowling Green Police at 393-4000 or Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE.

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