Suspect accused of shooting man arrested in Hopkins Co.

Suspect accused of shooting man arrested in Hopkins Co.

EARLINGTON, Ky (WFIE) - The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office says a man accused in a shooting is now in custody.

Deputies responded to the 700 block of South Lee Trover Todd Jr. Highway in reference to a shooting.

Officials say they learned 31-year-old Joshua Walden of Sebree allegedly shot a male. During an investigation, deputies say they found out Walden chased a couple through Earlington before running their vehicle off the road.

Joshua Waldon.
Joshua Waldon. (Source: Hopkins Co. Jail)

According to deputies, Walden supposedly got out of his vehicle and pointed a gun at the male.

The male states he tried to push the gun away from him and he was shot in his right arm. The victim was taken to the hospital by his wife where he was treated and released.

Walden is being held in the Hopkins County Jail. He’s charged with assault and wanton endangerment.

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