An early morning shooting in Owensboro has left one man battling for his life.  And authorities are looking to the public for information in the case.

According to the Owensboro Police Department, officers were called to the 1900 block of East 17th Street just before 1am this morning.  There, they discovered 36-year-old Omari McFarlane with multiple gunshot wounds and potentially life-threatening injuries.

Detectives continue their investigation, but are urging anyone with information to please call at the Owensboro Police Department at 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.  That number is 270-687-8484.