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Man charged with manslaughter after deadly weekend shooting in downtown Owensboro

Published: Dec. 7, 2016 at 6:32 PM CST
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OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - Police charged an Owensboro man with manslaughter after a deadly shooting downtown this past weekend.

It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday at West 7th and Sycamore Street.

Officers say they found two men who had been shot when they arrived on scene.

Jerard Fountain was taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, where he later died.

Preston Williams was also taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.

Police charged Williams with manslaughter because investigators believe there is sufficient evidence after talking with witnesses and watching surveillance video from the area.

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