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One Dead, Four Hurt in Late-Night Paducah Shooting
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - Police have released the names of the five victims in a shooting late Saturday night on Paducah’s north side, one of whom has died.

The Paducah Police Department says officers in the area of the 900 block of Boyd Street heard multiple gunshots at around 11:50 p.m., just as several 911 calls came in from callers saying several people had been shot.

Officers said they arrived to find three men from Illinois and two women from Paducah had been shot. All victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Two of the men were transferred to an out-of-state hospital.

Police said 32-year-old Keyshawn Childress, of Mounds, IL, was pronounced dead early Sunday morning at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

Twenty-one-year-old Demonta Woodward, also of Mounds, was airlifted to an out-of-state hospital in critical condition.

Twenty-five-year-old Keenan A. Parson, of Marion, IL, 28-year-old Cynthia White, and 29-year-old Miranda Williams, both of Paducah, were all taken to Paducah hospitals in stable condition.

Detectives say they are continuing to investigate the shootings.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550. Information also may be provided anonymously through West Kentucky Crime Stoppers by texting WKY and your tip to 847411 (tip 411) or by downloading the app “WKY Crime Stoppers” from the Apple Store or Google Play. Tipsters also may access the online tip form through the City of Paducah website at the link below. Information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.

On the Net:

Paducah Crime Stoppers Website


Published 03:33 PM, Sunday Aug. 09, 2020
Updated 02:56 PM, Monday Aug. 10, 2020

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