Suspect involved in Reidland shooting arrested, charged


Web Editor - Nick Miller

UPDATE (1/19/14): Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department were able to identify the suspect involved in the shooting on Reid Circle near the Reidland Community on Wednesday.

A warrant was obtained for 26 year-old Javaris Jerrell Woods of Paducah who was identified as the shooter. He was arrested and is being lodged in the McCracken County Jail. He has been charged with assault and wanton endangerment.


MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. - The McCracken County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating a shooting that occured around 7:10 p.m. on Tuesday evening at an apartment complex on Reid Circle near Reidland, Kentucky.

A preliminary investigation into the incident revealed that an earlier road rage incident led to an altercation in front of this apartment complex, where an individual was shot once in the leg with a semi-automatic pistol. The suspect then fled on foot.

The victim was transported to Baptist Health Paducah where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. His name is not being released at this time.

Detectives have a person of interest in connection with this shooting that is being sought at this time.