Warrant issued in connection with Covington shooting

Police searching for suspect after woman shot in Covington

COVINGTON, Ky. (FOX19) - Police say they’ve identified a man they are looking for in connection with a shooting in Covington early Wednesday.

A woman with multiple gunshot wounds was found around 6:30 a.m. inside a home in the 3900 block of Huntington Avenue, according to a news release from Covington police.

Officers say the shooting happened during an altercation inside the home between the victim and the suspect.

According to the release, a warrant for Martez L. Williams has been issued for assault and wanton endangerment.

Covington police say they are looking for Martez L. Williams in connection with a shooting early Wednesday morning.
Covington police say they are looking for Martez L. Williams in connection with a shooting early Wednesday morning. (Source: Covington Police Department)

Police say Williams is considered armed and dangerous and should be approached with caution.

The woman was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries, the release stated.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Detective Jess Hamblin at 859-292-2375.

Copyright 2020 WXIX. All rights reserved.