Suspect accused of chasing man down street with gun

Suspect accused of chasing man down street with gun

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WFIE) - A Madisonville man was arrested after police say he chased another man down the street with a gun.

Police say 44-year-old William Matheny was found at his home on Grapevine Road.

William Matheny, 44.
William Matheny, 44. (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail)

Matheny told police he chased and shot after another man with a BB gun. That’s when officers found shell casings from a different gun.

Officers got a search warrant and they say they found a rifle, a gun that matched the shell casings and meth.

He’s in the Hopkins County Jail on drug charges and a charge of gun possession by a convicted felon.

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