UPDATE: Victim’s name released from morning shooting on Parrett Street


EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) Evansville Police are investigating after one person died from an apparent shooting. It happened Friday just after 8 a.m. in the 1300 block of Parrett St.

Officers arrived on scene a located an Jonathan Stitts, 37, inside the building. He had been shot and was still alive but in critical condition. Other first responders arrived on scene and began lifesaving measures but Stitts passed away at the scene. The coroner says Stitts’ death is being investigated as a homicide.

Two people have been detained and are being questioned. The investigation is still ongoing.

If anyone witnessed this incident or has any knowledge of it, they are asked to call the Evansville Police
Department’s Detective Office at 812-436-7979, or the WeTip Line at 1-800-78-Crime

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