17-year-old arrested after homicide in Radcliff

Published: Apr. 23, 2023 at 8:32 PM CDT
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RADCLIFF, Ky. (WAVE) - The Radcliff Police Department confirmed the person shot near Clear Ridge Lane and Kingwood Way on Sunday evening has died.

People living on in the area said Sunday’s fatal shooting is the second that’s happened in the area within two years.

A neighbor said he was in the shower when shots were fired. One of the shots ended in the side of a vehicle near the scene.

Police Chief Col. Jeffrey Cross said officers were responding to a report of a shooting around 6:30 p.m. Officers arrived and found a person shot. The victim was taken to the hospital and later died.

When the shooting happened, neighbors said their Ring doorbell systems sent notifications and alerts.

Days after the fatal incident, blood stains could still be seen in parts of the road. For residents, it is still unclear what exactly happened Sunday evening.

Cross said a 17-year-old was arrested in connection to the shooting. They were charged with one count of murder, possession of a handgun as a minor, and seven counts of wanton endangerment.

At this time, police have not released the identity of the victim or the 17-year-old being charged with murder.