EPD Investigating Shooting On South Side

Published 07/19 2014 10:23AM

Updated 07/19 2014 10:27AM

The Evansville Police Department is investigating a shooting on the south side. Around 12:30 a.m., officers were called to the 400 block of Jeanette Benton Drive.

According to EPD, a 16-year-old had a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

Police say the suspect is 19-year-old John Robertson. EPD says Robertson fled the scene and is considered armed and dangerous.

They will be releasing a photo soon.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.   

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