Suspect Arrested After Drive-By Shooting in Hartford

Nathan Humphrey was arrested on Thursday after a drive-by shooting in Hartford - Ohio Co. Sheriff's Office

An Ohio County man was taken into custody on Thursday after a drive-by shooting in Hartford, according to the sheriff's office.

Posted: Jun 10, 2021 2:02 PM

A Hartford, Kentucky man was arrested on Thursday after the Ohio County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) says he was involved in an early morning drive-by shooting.

According to OCSO, the shooting was reported around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday in the 16000 block of State Route 136 in Hartford.

The caller said he was in his driveway when a maroon 2014 Chevrolet approached, slowed down, and fired one round from a handgun in his direction.

About 30 minutes later, the sheriff's office says deputies found the driver of the vehicle at his Hartford home. He was identified as 36-year-old Nathan Ray Humphrey.

OCSO says Humphrey admitted to firing the weapon at the caller. They say deputies found the handgun inside Humphry's vehicle.

Humphry was charged with Wanton Endangerment 1st degree and booked into the Ohio County Detention Center on no bond.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

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