EPD: Man Shot near Downtown, Drives to East Side Convenience Store

Feb 23, 2021

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Evansville police are investigating after a man showed up at a gas station with a gunshot wound. 

Central Dispatch received a call from a wounded man at the Thornton’s station at Green River and Bellemeade at about 4:45 Tuesday morning.

In a release, the EPD said officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to his knee cap, and multiple bullet holes in his car.

After speaking with the victim, officers found multiple shell casings in the 500 block of S. Denby, near Lincoln, where the shooting apparently occurred.

The victim said he came to Evansville to pick up a friend, and while he was waiting for her, five males approached his car and began shooting.

Anyone with more information on the shooting is asked to contact Evansville Police Detectives at 812-436-7979, or call the WeTip Line at 800-78-CRIME.