Suspect charged with shooting into vehicle

Published 3:00 am Saturday, March 25, 2017


Police arrested a Troy man Thursday on charges of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle.

Troy Police Chief Randall Barr said his department arrested Kristopher McKinney, 19, Thursday for allegedly shooting into a vehicle as it drove away from a convenience store in the 700 block of North Three Notch Street Wednesday. The incident took place around 8 p.m.

“Reports indicate that a white Dodge Charger occupied by two adult males entered the parking lot of a convenient store and there was brief physical contact and a verbal exchange between McKinney and the passenger of the Charger,” Barr said. “As the Charger left the parking lot, McKinney allegedly fired several rounds into the vehicle.”

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Barr said the driver of the Charger received a minor cut on his arm, but denied medical treatment.

McKinney was placed into the Pike County Jail on a bond of $5,000.