From EPD:

On February 23 at approximately 4:15am, a male called 9-1-1 and stated that he was at Thornton’s on Green River/Bellmeade and had been shot.

Officers with the Evansville Police Department (E.P.D.) met with the victim, who had a non-life threatening gunshot injury to his knee cap. Officers located multiple bullet holes in the victim’s car. After speaking with the victim, officers located a crime scene in the 500 block of S. Denby. Officers located multiple shell casings.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim did not have any description of the suspects. He told E.P.D. Detectives he came to Evansville to pick up a friend, and while he was waiting for her, five males approached his car and began shooting. The investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact the Evansville Police Department’s Detective Office at 812-436-7979, or at the WeTip Line at 1-800-78-CRIME.