Owensboro police are investigating a shooting that happened just before midnight in the 1000 block of West 8th Street. The victim, 34-year-old Gunnar Tapp, went to the hospital by ambulance. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Police say Tapp was near the railroad tracks when he was approached by a man who tried to rob him. The man fired three shots hitting Tapp in the right leg. Officers say the shooter was wearing all black and had a cover on his face. The investigation is on-going.