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Evansville Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

An apparent drive-by shooting leaves one man injured late Thursday night.
An apparent drive-by shooting leaves one man injured late Thursday night.

Evansville Police say 19-year-old Deriontial Mathis had just exited a city bus at Lawndale and was walking to a nearby apartment.  Mathis says while he was walking, a dark colored car pulled up someone inside fired 3-4 shots at him.  One of the bullets hit Mathis in the leg.

Mathis says two bystanders took him to the hospital.  He also says, other than the dark colored car, he was unable to get a description of his attacker or attackers.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to contact Evansville Police, or the WeTip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.
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