Evansville Police have arrested a teenager on charges related to a shooting on Friday.
Police were called to the 900 block of Judson St. at 11:50 a.m. for a report of a person being shot.
EPD says the victim was walking with another person, whey they were approached by 17-year-old Devontae Jones. Jones allegedly fired several shots from a handgun and ran away. One person was shot in the shoulder.
Police took Jones into custody at his home in the 600 block of Madison Ave. Investigators obtained a search warrant and recovered a stolen handgun inside Jones’s home.
Jones is expected to face attempted murder and possession of a stolen firearm charges. He has already been permanently waived to adult court due to prior criminal activity, so he will be charged as an adult in this case.
(This story was originally published on April 20, 2018)