Update: One person hospitalized; EPD investigating shooting

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – 18-year-old Dylan Ellison has been arrested in connection with last night’s shooting.

According to a police document, the victim was with several others as they walked along Oakley Street. A witness says they were headed to a gas station to purchase drinks. As they were walking, the witness says several people on a porch were staring at them.

As the group returned to the area after making their purchase, a witness says the same group of people was still on the porch. Only this time, the witness says the group started yelling at the victim, even calling him by name. The witness says one of the people came off the porch and started addressing the victim.

Police say a short time later, shots were fired, with the victim being hit by multiple bullets. He was taken to an area hospital. His condition has not been released.

Ellison was booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail just before 3:00 Tuesday morning. He is facing several charges, including battery with a deadly weapon.

Original Story

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — One person is being treated as Evansville Police investigate a shooting.

Just after 10 Monday night, officers were called to a report of Shots Fired near the intersection of Oregon Street and Edgar Street.

An Evansville Police Sergeant tells us they found a person there with a gunshot wound.

That individual was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

There is now word on the severity of the injury, and there are no suspects in custody at this time.

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(This story was originally published on September 24, 2019)

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