EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — A man is in custody after allegedly pulling out a gun as officers were trying to apprehend him.

Wednesday afternoon, Evansville Police say officers saw a man wanted on felony charges pull into a gas station in the area of Heidelbach Avenue and Louisiana Street. Officers tell us the man, later identified as 36-year-old Samuel E. Curry Jr., is a serious violent felon and has recently threatened to kill several people.

According to police, several patrol vehicles surrounded Curry and blocked his car from being able to drive away. Police say they yelled at Curry to raise his hands and not move. We’re told Curry yelled back that he was going to kill himself.

Officers say that Curry continued to ignore officers’ commands. He then leaned out the driver’s side window and allegedly pulled out a handgun.

We’re told the officers shot at Curry, but did not shoot him. Police say Curry threw the gun back at officers and lifted his hands to surrender. Curry was apprehended and taken to the hospital for complaints of feeling ill.

Officers tell us no one was hurt in the shooting incident. Curry will be booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail and will face several charges.