Clarksville Police are investigating a shooting death at a night club from early Saturday morning.
A news release from Public Information Officer Jim Knoll says officers were called to C-Ray’s Social Club on Fort Campbell Boulevard just after 3am and found a 20-year old male laying on a wooden ramp outside.
An ambulance took the man to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds and he died shortly after 4am from his injuries. Police say he was not a Fort Campbell solider.
Police received little cooperation from other people who were at the club, but were able to determine a fight had broken out and that shots were fired during the confrontation. Detectives continue to process the scene and anyone who may have information on the incident should call Clarksville Police anonymously at 931-645-TIPS.
The victim’s name is being withheld, pending family notification.
Clarksville Police a moonshine still was discovered while officers were investigating a domestic assault case on Halloween.
Police say officers responded to 13-18 Sonja Drive for a domestic in progress and when officers arrived, they found a man, identified as 30-year old Matthew Walter with an injury above his left eyebrow.
The investigation revealed there had been a physical confrontation between Walter and his girlfriend and based on the officer’s investigation, Walter was determined to be the primary aggressor and was taken in custody and charged with domestic assault.
Police say the responding officers also spotted something out of the ordinary—a moonshine still near the kitchen area where five buckets of corn mash, 44 jars of finished products and other manufacturing paraphernalia.
An investigation into the violation of alcohol and beverage laws has been opened and charges are pending in that incident.
Clarksville Police say two people are recovering after they were both shot during an accidental shooting at an Avalon Street residence.
Witnesses told police that a group of friends were playing cards inside a house located at 11 Avalon Street, when one of the men, identified as 31-year old Danny McDaniel accidentally discharged his firearm.
Police say the bullet went through his left hand and then struck 19-year old Kyle Drum in the hip area.
By the time officers arrived on the scene, another man removed the firearm from the residence, but it was discovered in an abandoned area of Charlemagne and Sevier Street a short time later.
Police say while inside the Avalon Street residence, officers found drugs and paraphernalia and as a result, 28-year old Stacy Gray was charged with possession for resale and unlawful drug paraphernalia.
The investigation into both incidents remains ongoing and additional charges are pending.
Kentucky State Police responded to a two-vehicle wreck with injuries this morning in Calloway County.
State Police say around 7:45 a.m. 44-year old James Bailey of Murray was driving westbound on KY 94 East, while 86-year old James Herndon was driving eastbound on KY 94 East.
Bailey told police that a dog entered his lane of travel and swerved to try and avoid hitting the dog, which caused his vehicle to enter the eastbound lane and colliding with Herndon’s vehicle head-on.
State Police say both drivers were transported to Murray-Calloway County Hospital where they were treated and released for minor injuries.
The Murray Fire Department, Calloway Fire Rescue and Murray Calloway EMS also responded to the scene.