Person rushed to hospital after shooting near Bosse Field, arrest made

Person rushed to hospital after shooting near Bosse Field, arrest made.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - One person was rushed to the hospital after an overnight shooting near Bosse Field.

That happened just after 1 Wednesday morning.

Police say they believe it started as a dispute on Maxwell Avenue, but the person shot was found near East Morgan Avenue.

They say firefighters with the Evansville Fire Department, who was on a call nearby, performed life-saving measures on the victim until an ambulance arrived.

At this time, the victim’s condition is unknown.

Officers arrived and secured a crime scene where they recovered evidence.

They say they interviewed witnesses, which led officers to an address in the 500 block of Maxwell Avenue.

That’s where officers say they arrested 23-year-old Brent Austin Ferguson.

Ferguson was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is charged with Aggravated Battery.

Brent Ferguson.
Brent Ferguson. (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)

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