News Release


Case #’s: 20-16792/ 20-16794

SUMMARY On September 13 around 8:30 p.m., the Evansville Police Department was dispatched to the 1300 block of Hatfield Dr. for disorderly conduct. Before officers arrived, the run was changed to shots fired. Officers arrived on scene and found the victim on the ground with gunshot wounds and the suspect standing nearby. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and transported to police headquarters. The victim was transported to the hospital. The victim was shot twice, once in the upper left leg and also in the abdomen.

Officers were later notified that prior to the victim being shot, he was involved in domestic dispute with his wife. Once things became violent, his wife called the suspect to the scene to protect her. Once he arrived there was a physical altercation between the victim and suspect, ending in the suspect shooting the victim.

The victim is expected to survive his injuries and the suspect was released from police headquarters pending potential charges.