EPD: One person injured in shooting on city’s South Side


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Evansville police are investigating a shooting on the city’s South Side Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called to the 1800 block of McConnell Avenue around 2:30 p.m. on reports of shots fired.

EPD said an armed suspect entered a residence and started exchanging gunfire with the homeowner. Officials said the man who entered the home was then shot.

Police say the suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. The condition of the man is unknown, but authorities say he is expected to survive.

EPD said one person was detained at the scene. As of Saturday night, no suspects had been arrested.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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