Police are investigating multiple shootings that happened in Owensboro on Sunday evening.

OPD says that, at around 8:50PM, officers responded to an altercation between two adult males in the 600 block of Sycamore Street.

Gunfire was exchanged during the altercation.

Both males were wounded and one was pronounced dead at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

Jerard A. Fountain
B/M/36
Owensboro, KY
Deceased due to a gunshot wound to chest.

 
Preston T. Williams
B/M/24
Owensboro, KY
Listed in serious condition at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital due to a
gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Investigators are currently looking into the reasons behind the fight and what ultimately led to the exchange of gunfire. The investigation is ongoing.