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UPDATE: Name released in Warren County shooting

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Published: Mar. 5, 2022 at 3:29 PM CST
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Warren County Sheriff’s Office released new information in a shooting Saturday.

WCSO says a domestic disturbance had occurred on Murphy Road around 12:09 PM Saturday where the victim had been physically assaulted. During the altercation, the victim shot Malik Dequan Owens, 24, in self-defense. As the perpetrator fled the scene he stole the victim’s vehicle.

The suspect then sought treatment at a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The hospital notified the WCSO and deputies and detectives responded.

Owens is charged with: Strangulation 1st degree, Assault 4th Domestic, and Theft of a Motor Vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.

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The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Saturday afternoon.

Warren County Sheriff, Brett Hightower, says deputies were notified by the hospital that man had drove himself there with a gunshot wound to his hand.

After investigation, deputies were able to determine a woman had shot the man in the hand on Murphy Road shortly after 12:00 PM Saturday.

Sheriff Hightower says the man will have to undergo surgery for injuries sustained in the shooting.

WCSO says there is a history of domestic violence in the household.

The names of those involved in the incident have not been released by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

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