UPDATE: Victim, suspect identified in shooting on Collegeview Drive

Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 8:38 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2021 at 2:00 AM CDT
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Update: 4:30 a.m.

The victim’s name has been identified as Robert Cherry, 43, of Bowling Green.

Update: 1:30 a.m.

According to the Bowling Green Police Department they were called to the scene at Collegeview Drive and Glen Lily Road just after 8PM Thursday night. BGPD identified a deceased male in the road next to the Family Dollar on Glen Lily.

BGPD says a witness has identified the shooter as Michael Burgett, who was soon located after the incident.

Burgett has been charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence. He is currently lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.

Officer Ronnie Ward with the Bowling Green Police says that, “there is no danger to the public, this is an isolated incident. We don’t have any reason to believe there is anyone else involved.”

The victim has not been identified and will not be until the family has been notified.

Update 9:40 p.m.

Police respond to shooting on Collegeview Drive

An individual is dead after a shooting on Collegeview Drive.

Police have identified a suspect, but no charges have been filed related to the incident yet.

Officials say they believe this to be an isolated incident and there is no danger to the general public.

-Original Story-

Police have responded to a shooting on Collegeview Drive.

Avoid the area if possible.

We will update this story as more details become available.

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