Eyewitness News, a fatal shooting happened in Owensboro last night around 9 pm. Get more details. 

On Sunday, December 3, 2016 at approximately 8:50 p.m. the Owensboro Police Department responded to the 600 block of Sycamore Street in reference to a shooting.

The investigation into this incident has revealed that two adult males were in a verbal altercation in the roadway that escalated to the use of guns by both parties. Both males received gunshot wounds. One person was pronounced deceased at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital; the second person is currently being treated for his injury.


 The Owensboro Police Department is prepared to release the names of the involved parties.

Jerard A. Fountain
Owensboro, KY
Deceased due to gunshot wound to chest.

Preston T. Williams
Owensboro, KY
Listed in serious condition at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital due to a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The investigation is ongoing.

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