Man arrested in Tenn. in connection to Paducah shooting

Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 4:36 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 6, 2021 at 10:21 PM CDT
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PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - A man charged in connection to a September shooting was arrested by Tennessee authorities.

Antonio C. Lee, 34, of Paducah, was arrested on warrants charging him with first-degree assault and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

According to Paducah police, officers in Dyer County, Tenn. arrested Lee early Sunday morning on charges there and found out through a computer check that he is charged in warrants in Paducah.

They said he will return to McCracken County to face his charges as soon as possible.

On September 10, police were called in reference to a man who had been shot in the 1000 block of Bronson Avenue.

Officers learned that two men had been arguing in the street and one of the men was pushed to the ground.

They said the victim tried to help one of the men and was shot several times by the other man.

According to police, the victim and a witness identified the shooter by a nickname, and officers identified him as Antonio Lee.

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