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2 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Kentucky homeless shelter

Homeless Shelter Shooting
Posted at 8:24 AM, Aug 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-26 12:36:19-04

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and two were wounded in a shooting at a homeless shelter for men in western Kentucky and a suspect has been arrested.

The Henderson Police Department said in a statement on social media that officers responded Thursday evening to a report of an active shooter at the Harbor House Christian Center.

Henderson City Commissioner Robert Pruitt told The Courier & Press in Evansville, Indiana, that the shooting occurred around 7:40 p.m. when about 15 people were inside the facility.

Police say an armed suspect identified by witnesses as the shooter was taken into custody shortly before 10 p.m.