Woman sentenced to probation in Owensboro shooting

Woman sentenced to probation in Owensboro shooting

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - An Owensboro woman was sentenced to three years probation for a shooting that happened last September.

Katherine Hoffman pleaded guilty to lesser charges and agreed to stay-on with any treatment programs recommended by her counselors.

Last September, Katherine Hoffman shot Omari McFarlane multiple times, saying she acted under extreme stress.

Court records show investigators found evidence of repeated verbal and physical abuse at the hands of McFarlane before the shooting.

McFarlane survived his injuries.

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