Multiple shootings in Evansville under investigation

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) Evansville Police are investigating five shots fired reports from Sunday.

Police say the first happened at 3 a.m. at Riverside and Governor. Witnesses told investigators someone shot into a crowd of people.

Then, between 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., three houses around Riverside, Governor, and Linwood were shot at.

“If their house is actively being fired apon, we always tell everyone to get to the lowest point possible in your house because the bullets will be flying in the air so if you get as low as you can,” said Sgt. Nick Nick Wimsett with EPD, “Otherwise, if you can get to a phone dial 9-1-1 right away. “

The final shooting happened Sunday morning on Hatfield Drive.

Police say it started as a domestic violence call before the woman involved called her nephew for help. He was questioned by investigators. The man who was shot we are told will recover. No charges have been filed.

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(This story was originally published on September 13, 2020)

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