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Paducah Police have robbery, shots-fired suspect in custody

Paducah Police have robbery, shots-fired suspect in custody
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By West Kentucky Star Staff
Feb. 03, 2023 | PADUCAH
By West Kentucky Star Staff Feb. 03, 2023 | 03:08 PM | PADUCAH
Paducah Police have arrested a robbery suspect following an altercation on Tuesday.

Police said 20-year-old Tariq T. Griffin of West Paducah turned himself in just after 8 p.m. Thursday. Griffin was wanted in connection to an incident on Tuesday that ended with a shot fired.

Police reported that a Madison Street man told them that Griffin entered his home and attacked him. The man told officers that he had a gun in his pocket and as Griffin allegedly tried to take it away, it went off, damaging a piece of furniture in the home.

The man also told police that Griffin took the gun and fled with three other men in a minivan.

Griffin has been charged with robbery, wanton endangerment, and criminal mischief.
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