One Victim Dies in Paducah Weekend Shooting

One man is dead and four people are injured after a late night shooting on Paducah’s north side. Police officers in the area of the 900 block of Boyd Street heard multiple gunshots about 11:50 p.m. Saturday. Around the same time, the Paducah 911 Communications Center began receiving calls saying that multiple people had been fired. When officers arrived on scene, they found five people who had been shot. All were taken to area hospitals for treatment. Two of the men were transferred to an out-of-state hospital. 32 year-old of Mounds, Ill., was pronounced dead early on Sunday morning at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Demonta Woodward, 21, also of Mounds, was airlifted to an out-of-state hospital. He is in critical condition. Keenan A. Parson, 25, of Marion, Ill., and Cynthia White, 28, and Miranda Williams, 29, both of Paducah, all were taken to an area hospital. They are in stable condition. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550. nformation leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.

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