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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Our Tuesday was nothing short of chilly, gloomy, gray and wintry throughout the Tri-State; afternoon high temperatures only reached as high as the middle to low 30s throughout the region. Our peak temperature of 32° in Evansville was 16° below the norm for this time of the year. As for the evening ahead, cloud cover and cool air will linger - additionally, there have been reports of sporadic flurries on and off throughout the day and some portions in the Lower Ohio Valley may continue to see brief snow showers through 10 o’clock this evening. Our winds will shift southward overnight tonight into early Wednesday morning and while it won’t necessarily drive temperatures higher for the predawn hours, It will help keep temperatures from falling much further than where they currently stand. Extract the morning low temperature near 29° in Evansville as we kick off our midweek.
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