A shooting that took place around 7:30 p.m. Monday at Moores Drive lead to the arrest of one man and several juveniles, according to a Hopkinsville police report.
Police were called to the area of Moores Drive in reference to the shooting where officers were given a description of the car containing the shooter. The car was reported as a white Honda with tinted windows.
Officers later found a vehicle matching the description heading west on the Eagle Way. Once the vehicle saw the officers, the driver made a right turn onto Madisonville Road. When officers turned the corner, the vehicle was stopped then took off again.
Officers were able to stop the vehicle and conduct a traffic stop shortly after, when officers allegedly found a stolen handgun.
Police identified one of the occupants as Darrius M. Quarles, 18, Hopkinsville, and arrested him. Quarles is a convicted felon, the report added.
The report also stated that two vehicles were damaged as a result of the shooting, but no one was injured. The shooting did put six individuals in danger of being seriously injured or killed, the report continued.
Quarles was charged with six counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property, possession of firearm by convicted felon and second-degree unlawful transaction with minor.
In other reports:
- Rozeta Robinson reported that someone broke into her home on North Vine Street between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m. Monday and stole copper wiring from inside.
This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.