Washington Police Make Arrest In Tuesday’s Shooting

(WASHINGTON) – On Tuesday at 2:07 a.m. Daviess County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call reporting 25-year-old Dalton Watts was shot in the neck and shoulder.

The shooting happened at the Jamestown Square Apartments in Washington.

Washington Police Department, Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, Daviess County EMS, and Washington Fire Department responded to the shooting.

The Washington Police Department Detective Division, crime scene investigator, and several officers from Washington Police Department and Daviess County Sheriff’s Department investigated the shooting and determined that Watts had shot himself.

Following the investigation, the Daviess County Prosecutors’ office reviewed the incident and decided to file charges against Watts.

On Friday, a warrant was issued for his arrest on charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, obstruction of justice, false informing, and a felon in possession of a handgun.

On Friday, when Watts was arrested, officers found Watts in possession of prescription pills. He is now facing additional charges of possession of Schedule II substance and possessing a legend drug.