Argument Leads to Early Morning Shooting in Evansville

A shooting in Evansville on Friday left one man with multiple gunshot wounds, and the suspect is still at large.

Posted: Sep 4, 2020 6:53 AM
Updated: Sep 4, 2020 9:11 AM

Breaking news this morning in Evansville. An argument at a gas station leads to a shooting and police are still searching for the suspect at this hour.

Crime scene tape outlined a massive area at the Brother's Keeper apartment complex off South Lincoln Park Drive.

Police tell us 28-year-old Malcolm Mathe was shot in his chest, ribs, and hand. Mathe was taken to St. Vincent and is expected to survive.

The shooting happened around 2:20 a.m. on Friday. Police say a clerk at a nearby gas station called 9-1-1 concerned about two men arguing and moments later gunshots were heard.

Police say the shooting happened inside a car and the shooter fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Evansville Police of the anonymous we tip hotline.

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