Suspect arrested, charged with murder

Published: Jun. 12, 2021 at 11:12 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2021 at 4:18 PM CDT
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PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - Khalil A. Griffin was arrested.

Griffin, 20, of Murray, Kentucky was wanted in the shooting death of a Paducah man.

A warrant on a murder charge was issued for Griffin late Friday, June 11 for the shooting death of 28-year-old Thomas Willett.

Paducah Police said Willett was was shot shortly before 3 p.m. on June 10 at the intersection of Elmdale Drive and Jameswood Drive.

He was transferred to a Paducah hospital and died two hours later from his injuries.

According to police, Griffin shot Willett, then fled the scene.

Justin C. Wells, 25, of Cumberland Avenue was arrested shortly after the shooting and was charged with complicity to murder and tampering with physical evidence.

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