EPD: 2 shot, taken to hospital in carjacking at gas station

Crime

EVANSVILLE (WEHT) – Evansville Police are investigating the shooting of two men at a gas station Monday evening.

EPD said around 5:30 p.m., officers were called to the R and K Food and Gas Station on Judson Street.

Arriving officers were able to locate two gunshot victims at separate locations close to the R and K. One of the victims was shot in the shoulder and the other was shot multiple times, including in the chest.

Before being taken to the hospital, both victims claimed they were at the gas station when they were approached by the suspects who began shooting at them.

One of the victims went on to say that the suspects stole his Jeep Gladiator.

E.P.D. detectives say video from the gas station shows the victims from the Jeep being chased by the suspects. It then shows one of the suspects drive off in the Jeep.

Both victims are expected to survive their gunshot wounds.

Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to call Evansville Police.

Police were spread out across the south side neighborhood Tuesday. Investigators say one of the victims ran through an alley while getting shot.

Detectives found shell casings at a community center on Taylor Avenue.

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(This story was originally published on December 2, 2020)

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