Evansville police investigating after man shot in back outside eastside apartments

Evansville police investigating after man shot in back outside eastside apartments

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville police are investigating a shooting on the eastside that happened just after 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Officers say they arrived at the apartments and found a small pool of blood and a shell casing at the bottom of the stairs to one of the apartment buildings.

They say there was a trail of blood leading up the stairs and toward an apartment where the victim was found with a gunshot wound to the back/neck area.

According to the press release, the victim was not able to provide much information but said he came to the apartment and as he went to walk up the stairs, he was shot in the back.

He told officers he had no idea who did it and didn’t have a description other than three males.

He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK.

Officials say they are still working leads to find out more information about what happened.

Police ask anyone who might have information about this incident to call the Evansville Police Department’s Detective Office at 812-436-7979 or the WeTip Line at 1-800-78-Crime.

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