assaultinvestigationOWENSBORO, Ky. (9/11/19) — An Owensboro man is in jail after police say he bound the hands of a 76-year-old man and assaulted him at a residence in the 2600 block of West Victory Court.

Owensboro Police responded to the report of a shooting shortly before 10 a.m. Today. There, they found that Brian Scott Bailey, 51, had bound and assaulted Eugene Evans. During the altercation, Bailey was shot, said OPD.

Bailey was treated for his injury and released from the hospital today and is listed on the inmate roster of the Daviess County Detention Center website. Evans has what authorities believe are life-threatening injuries.

Bailey was charged with kidnapping and first-degree assault.

Detectives do not believe there any other suspects involved in the incident and Bailey and Evans were acquainted. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call OPD at 270-687-8888 or to leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

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