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Police searching for suspect who shot man after robbing him

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Evansville Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot a man walking down the street.

It happened around 8:00 on Friday evening in the 1700 block of Morton Avenue near Riverside.

Officers say the suspect walked up to the victim, robbed him, and then shot the victim in the leg and ran off.

"He thinks he knows him by the nickname of Mills and how that came about or how they met or how they may know that person by the nickname of Mills, I don't' have that information," said Lt. Monty Guenin.

Police say the victim's injuries are not life threatening. He was taken to Deaconess Hospital.

Anyone with information on Mills' whereabouts should call police.

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