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EPD searching for vehicle in connection with weekend murder

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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

The Evansville Police Department says they've had several sightings of a red Ford Focus they've been looking for in connection with the murder of 24-year-old Eric Brookins.

EPD says the latest sighting was Wednesday morning on Cherry St.

Brookins was shot and killed early Saturday morning at the intersection of Garvin and Walnut.

A friend of the victim tells police the two were riding their bicycles when someone in a car started yelling at them.

The friend says there was a brief altercation, then someone inside the car fired a shot that hit Brookins.

An autopsy confirms he died from a gun shot wound to the heart.

If you have any information, call the Evansville Police Department.

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