Clarksville Police say a teen is fighting for his life after he was shot early this morning on Vista Lane.
Public Information Officer Jim Knoll explains more details of the incident.
Crime Stoppers Coordinator Officer Paul Ray provides more details...
A Hopkinsville man was arrested on assault and wanton endangerment charges this morning after an incident between neighbors at the West Side Mobile Home Park.
The report says Hopkinsville Police were called to the mobile home park around 2:30 and talked to 24-year old Samuel Elkins and 22-year old Jessica Newcomb of Hopkinsville. They said 31-year old Joel Boyles of Hopkinsville had assaulted Elkins with his fist and struck Ms. Newcomb in the face as she tried to break them up.
Elkins was treated for a severe laceration to the back of his head and a knot under his eye. Boyles is also accused of swerving in his vehicle in an attempt to run the victims over.
Boyles was arrested and charged with second degree assault, two counts of first degree wanton endangerment and public intoxication.
Hopkinsville Police are investigating an armed robbery on West 15th Street from this morning.
The report from Officer Robert Sibal says 19-year old Elizabeth Tucker of Clarksville was at 500 West 15th around 3:30 to meet some new friends when she was approached by two men with handguns.
The men took her cash and cell phone before fleeing the scene on foot. They are described as black males standing between 5-10 and 6 feet tall. They were both wearing dark colored hoodies and red masks and dark colored pants.
Sources say Clarksville Police are investigating some type of shooting on Vista Lane.
Initial reports indicate the victim is a child. There is no immediate word on the victim's condition.
Vista Lane is on the southwest side of Clarksville—just north of Highway 12.