1 person killed, 4 injured in Boyd Street shooting

Caution tape marked several areas off of Boyd Street on Sunday afternoon, in the area where Paducah Police said a shooting late Saturday night left one person dead and four others injured. Police have not named a suspect in the shooting that killed Keyshawn Childress, of Mounds, Illinois.

A Boyd Street shooting left four people injured and one dead late Saturday night.

Paducah Police officers responded to the 900 block of Boyd Street after hearing multiple gunshots around 11:50 p.m. At this same time, the Paducah 911 Communications Center began getting calls reporting that multiple people had been shot.

On arrival, officers found five people had suffered gunshot wounds and reportedly began rendering aid to them.

Three of the individuals — Keyshawn Childress, 32; Demonta Woodward, 21; and Keenan Parson, 25 — were from Illinois.

Childress, a Mounds native, was pronounced dead early Sunday morning after being taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Woodward, also of Mounds, was airlifted to an out-of-state hospital and remains in critical condition, according to the police report.

The other two — Cynthia White, 28, and Miranda Williams, 29 — were both from Paducah. White and Williams, along with Parson, were taken to Paducah hospitals and are reportedly in stable condition.

No arrests related to the shooting have been made. Detectives are interviewing witnesses and seeking anyone with information or video of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the authorities at 270-444-8550.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.