DCSO: 1 person shot following altercation at Apollo High School parking lot
OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office confirms one person was shot in the parking lot of Apollo High School late Friday night.
Deputies say at the end of the football game, a disturbance occurred in the parking lot directly in front of the football field around 9:40 p.m.
According to the sheriff’s office, a man sustained a gunshot wound in the abdomen during the altercation. That man was taken to Owensboro Health to be treated.
Officials say a juvenile, who was part of the altercation, was taken into custody for unrelated charges.
Deputies say they had a person of interest detained for questioning. However, he was later released.
On Saturday, Daviess County Public Schools released a statement in regard to Friday’s incident, calling the shooting accidental.
School officials say the incident involved four people, and none of them are affiliated with the school.
According to the school district, the incident stemmed from an altercation that happened earlier at another location.
You can read the full statement below:
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