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1 in Police Custody After Shooting in Evansville

Police are on the scene of a shooting in the 1700 block of S. Fares Avenue in Evansville, Indiana, where they say one person has been taken into custody.

Posted: Oct 16, 2020 2:14 PM
Updated: Oct 16, 2020 2:56 PM

According to Evansville Police, one person has been shot in the 1700 block of S. Fares Avenue in Evansville, Indiana. Dispatch received a report of the shooting around 1:13 p.m. on Friday.

Police tell us one person has been taken into custody in relation to the shooting.

EPD said that when officers arrived at the scene, the victim was conscious and alert, though no further details were made available on the victim's condition at this time.

A 44News crew is currently on the way to the scene of the shooting to gather more information.

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