Evansville Police Department Reports 200 Shots Fired Calls in June and July

A busy weekend happening in Evansville as there were three different reports of gunshots were fired off within an 8 hour window.

Posted: Aug 16, 2021 7:06 PM
Updated: Aug 16, 2021 7:26 PM

A busy weekend happening in Evansville as there were three different reports of gunshots fired off within an 8 hour window.

The first near the Arrowhead Motel where a man accidentally shot him set in the foot. The second taking place near Ravenwood Drive where a man shot toward a group of teens who were trespassing on vacant property, and the third happening near Cherry and Riverside where a large group of men got into an altercations after attending Xcesss Gentleman’s Club.

These three weekend shootings adding to an astounding tally of shots fired calls we’ve seen here in the River City.

Sgt. Anna Gray - Evansville Polive Department

“Since June first until August, there were a little over 200 shots fired runs that have been dispatched, and that’s just in the city," said Sergeant Anna Gray of the Evansville Police Department.

The third shooting happening around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, and it sent two people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The first two shooting incidents have been handled by EPD, but they are still actively investigating the last. If you have any information, you are asked to contact EPD or Crimestoppers.

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