UPDATE: Arrest made in Elizabethtown double shooting killing 1 man, critically injuring another

UPDATE: Arrest made in Elizabethtown double shooting killing 1 man, critically injuring another
Anthony Witherspoon, 20, from Radcliff, has been charged with murder, assault first degree, and tampering with physical evidence in connection to the shooting Friday on the 100 block of Plum Creek Court. (Source: Hardin County Detention Center)

HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) - An arrest has been made in a deadly double shooting investigation in Elizabethtown according to police.

Anthony Witherspoon, 20, from Radcliff, has been charged with murder, assault first degree, and tampering with physical evidence in connection to the shooting Friday on the 100 block of Plum Creek Court.

Officers were called to the location around 6:30 p.m. Friday, Elizabethtown Police Department Public Affairs Officers Chris Denham confirmed.

Two victims, both adult men, were found with gunshot wounds. One of the men was dead with the officers arrived; the other victim was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

Police revealed that Darryl Cooper, 24, from Radcliff was the man killed in the shooting. The individual in critical condition has not yet been identified.

A third man “involved in the shooting” left the scene before officers arrived, Denham said. He was later found by police officers in Radcliff and was being questioned about the shooting as of Friday evening.

Witherspoon was arrested and charged at 11:50 p.m. Friday. As a result of the investigation, Witherspoon was also charged with trafficking in marijuana. He was booked in the Hardin County Detention Center and currently awaiting a trial date.

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