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Update: One Dead, Four Wounded in Weekend Shootings


Update, 11/2/20:  The Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office has identified the person found shot in a vehicle on N. Kentucky Ave. as 33-year-old Meghan Jewes of Evansville. 

Just before seven p.m. Saturday, police were called to the scene of a traffic accident at North Kentucky Avenue and Keck in Evansville.

According to a release, emergency crews tried to revive the driver, without success. The coroner’s office determined that the victim had been shot. The case is being investigated as a homicide. The victim’s name was not released.

Then around two a.m. Sunday, two people got into a gun battle outside the Sidetrack Tavern on East Illinois in Evansville. In all, four people were wounded, none of the wounds are believed to be life-threatening.

Off-duty police working as security said they couldn’t engage the shooters because of the large number of people nearby. Police are looking for the two suspects who fired the shots.

If you have any information on either of these shootings, you're asked to contact Evansville police.

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