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Suspect Sought After Deadly Armed Robbery In Hopkinsville

Posted at 8:01 AM, Jan 26, 2019

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in western Kentucky were searching for a suspect after one man was killed and another wounded during a robbery.

Authorities say 26-year-old Shakkory Willis is wanted for murder.

Police accuse Willis of fatally shooting 20-year-old Coryvan Thomas late Wednesday night during a robbery.

Five other people have been arrested on robbery charges in the case. Police charged James Yates, 21, Lane Carter, 20, and three juveniles.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the case to call Hopkinsville Crime Stoppers at 270-887-8477.