Alleged gunman in Sunday’s shooting to make initial court appearance

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The alleged gunman in Sunday’s shooting at an Evansville bar is set to make his initial court appearance on Thursday.

John Perteet is accused of shooting five people outside of Sidetrack Tavern on E. Illinois Street around 4:00 Sunday morning.

Police say surveillance video shows Perteet firing numerous rounds into a large crowd.

The five people injured suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Perteet was later arrested, along with the driver of the car authorities say he got away in.

A third person, who was also one of the victims, also faces charges of Obstruction of Justice.

Perteet’s bond has been set at $500,000.

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(This story was originally published on February 21, 2019)

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