UPDATE: Name released in Warren County shooting
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.
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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