One Injured in Evansville After Overnight Drive-By Shooting

Police say a victim and a witness were walking together in Evansville around 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday when a black passenger car pulled up and an individual inside of it began shooting.

Posted: Oct 27, 2020 9:57 AM
Updated: Oct 27, 2020 12:52 PM

The Evansville Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that happened early Tuesday morning in the area of Mary Street and Oregon Street in Evansville, Indiana.

Officers were called to an area hospital around 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday for a male who had been shot in the shoulder.

When they arrived at the hospital, officers spoke with the shooting victim and a witness. They told the officers that they had been walking in the area of Mary and Oregon Streets, but were unsure about their exact location at the time of the shooting.

The pair told officers that while they were walking, a black passenger car pulled up and an individual inside it began shooting. Police say the victim was struck by one round in the shoulder. The victim’s wounds were non-life-threatening.

According to EPD, neither the victim nor the witness knew who shot at them or who owned the vehicle.

The victim didn't wish to assist in the investigation any further and declined to pursue charges against the suspect.

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