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Man Shot Outside Home

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Evansville Police say a man was shot in the leg while taking out the trash. 

The EPD says it happened at about 7:00 Thursday evening in the 1600 block of S. Bedford.

The victim told officers he was taking the trash out when he was hit by gunfire.

In a release, the EPD said officers applied a tourniquet to the victim’s leg to stop the bleeding until an ambulance arrived to take him to a hospital.

Police said the shots appeared to have come from a backyard or alley close to the victim’s residence.

He was expected to survive his injuries.

No arrests have been made.