Second Arrest Made In Hopkinsville Quadruple Shooting

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Second Arrest Made In Hopkinsville Quadruple Shooting

CREATED May 15, 2014
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Police in southern Kentucky have made a second arrest in connection with a shooting that left four people injured.

Officials with the Hopkinsville Police Department said shots were fired in the area of East 2nd Street and South Vine Street and East 4th Street and Campbell Street around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7. Four people were struck by the gunfire.

On Wednesday, May 14, police arrested 29-year-old Joel Catlett on three counts of first degree assault and one count of first degree wanton endangerment.

Witnesses told police that they saw a blue sedan at the scene, and Catlett was the one who opened fire on another car with four people inside. Only three of those people were injured, including 23-year-old Darryl Lee Dobson, 29-year-old Robert Earl Jackson, Jr., aka "Meaty Bone, and 25-year-old Lakisha Andrea McMillian. 

Dobson was arrested on a first degree assault charge in connection with the shooting as well.

Dobson, Jackson, and a fourth victim, 30-year-old Teron Renell Mayes, aka "Lil Ron," were all shot once in the leg. They were treated at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.

McMillian was shot once in the hip. After being first treated at Jennie Stuart Medical Center, she was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Her condition was not immediately known.

Jackson was also arrested on a drug-related charge after police said they found crack cocaine and marijuana in the backseat of the car where he was shot.

Hopkinsville Police said the shooting remained under investigation.