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Woman charged in deadly Hopkinsville shooting

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Posted at 7:30 AM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 09:09:26-04

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WTVF) — Police have arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with a deadly shooting in Hopkinsville.

The incident happened late Thursday night at an apartment complex on Greenville Road.

Hopkinsville police said 23-year-old Amareya Freeman had been shot in the chest. He was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead.

Officers said the suspect, identified as Anshanique Leavell, was in possession of a stolen handgun and admitted to the shooting.

Leavell has been charged with murder in the case.