One Shot, Another Arrested after Sunday Morning Shooting in Daviess County
One person was allegedly shot and is being treated at Owensboro Regional Health after an incident in Western Daviess County early this (Sunday) morning. Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 7000 block of Highway 56 in Sorgho just before 3:00am where they found a 21 year old victim. He was transported to the hospital for his injuries. The suspect, 21 year old William R Bell of Owensboro, had left the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement but was found at the intersection of Highways 56 and 81. He was arrested and charged with first degree assault and first degree wanton endangerment. Bell was also taken to the hospital for medical treatment due to injuries he sustained in an alleged physical altercation in the home prior to the shooting. Deputies are still trying to obtain a motive for the shooting.