EPD makes arrest in connection with Oct. 6 shooting that left 2 injured

EPD makes arrest in connection with Oct. 6 shooting that left 2 injured

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville Police say they’ve made an arrest in connection with the October 6 shooting in the 1400 block of E. Oregon that injured two people.

Police say they arrested 18-year-old Kyrron Hendricks on a warrant on Sunday.

Kyrron Kendricks (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
Kyrron Kendricks (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail) (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)

According to a press release, police believe Hendricks fired a handgun into an occupied car during a drug deal. Both victims were driven to a hospital for treatment and police say they are expected to survive.

Police spoke with several people at the scene of the shooting and investigators say they were able to identify Hendricks as the suspect.

Hendricks is in the Vanderburgh County Jail and faces attempted murder and robbery charges.

His bond is set at $500,000.

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