EPD: Man dies after shooting, witness arrested on unrelated charges

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – One man has died after a shooting at the Fielding Court Apartments on Brentwood Drive Friday night. The shooting was reported at about 7:55 p.m., officials said. American Medical Response, Inc. and firefighters were called to the scene.

Police said they were directed to an apartment where they found one man shot in the abdomen. A witness interfered while police tried to provide medical care to the victim and was detained.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The witness was taken to EPD headquarters to be interviewed. He was later arrested on outstanding warrants unrelated to this incident.

Police acquired a search warrant for the apartment the victim was found in. After an investigation, police believe the shooting was self-inflicted.

(This story was originally published on March 26, 2021)

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