LISTEN: 911 call from Friday shooting released; police search for suspects


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – On Friday, one person was injured after a shooting near Walnut and Garvin in Evansville. Monday, the 911 calls from the incident were released.

Police said the incident happened Friday around 12:10 p.m. in the 600 block of E. Walnut St.

Several 911 calls reported that a shooting happened in the parking lot of Memorial Baptist Church.

In the video player above, you can hear the 911 call made to alert first responders to a person grazed by a bullet while driving by.

The 911 call reveals two women and a child less than a year-old were driving near the Subway close to where the shooting took place, when one of the women was grazed by a bullet that came through a window.

Investigation update

At the scene of the shooting Friday, officers said they learned a fight broke out in the parking lot following a funeral service.

Witnesses gave police descriptions of the people involved in the shooting and the vehicles that fled the scene.

On Monday, police told Eyewitness News they know the identity of one of the shooters and are actively looking for that person.

Police said they also believe there’s a second shooter, but they aren’t sure who that is.

According to police, they will be attempting to look at church surveillance video to assist in the investigation.

If anyone has information about the shooting, they can call EPD at 812-436-7979 or the WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.

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(This story was originally published on November 4, 2019)

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