Teen girl shot in head in Hopkinsville neighborhood


HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) — Hopkinsville police are investigating after a teenage girl was shot in the head Thursday night.

Officers responded around 7 p.m. to the area of Mechanic and Younglove streets for reports of gunshots fired.

When police arrived, they said they found the female juvenile with a gunshot wound to the head. She was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, but the extent of her injuries was not immediately known.

(Courtesy: Hopkinsville Police Department)

While no arrests had been made as of Friday morning, police released a photo of a vehicle sought in connection with the shooting. It was believed to be a gray Dodge Journey, possibly with out-of-state tags.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Hopkinsville Police Department at (270) 890-1500.

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