EPD: One person hospitalized after shooting

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Evansville police said one person has been hospitalized after a shooting in the city on Sunday night.

Police were called to the hospital around 7:30 p.m. Sunday about a gunshot victim. The person told authorities they were walking in the area of Linwood and Adams when a car pulled up beside him, shot him in the leg, and drove off. He went on to say that after being shot another person pulled up to him and transported him to the hospital.

The victim couldn’t give any other details. Officers were unable to find any evidence of a shooting in the area of Linwood and Adams. When they canvassed the neighborhoods, nobody said they heard any gunshots at the time of the alleged shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Evansville Police Department’s Detective Office at 812-436-7979, or the We Tip Line at 1-800-78-CRIME.

(This story was originally published on April 11, 2021)

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