Affidavit: Man arrested for Wed. night shooting

Published: Aug. 28, 2021 at 10:17 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Police arrested a man in connection to the shooting that happened at a local restaurant earlier this week.

On Wednesday night, the Evansville Police Department responded to shots fired at Captain D’s on 1200 Covert Avenue.

Police say it was reported a fight broke out at the restaurant and a person was shot. After officers spoke with one of the employees, they explained the workers were playing around and calling each other names when one of the employees got upset.

Officers say that employee was later identified as Hope Malin.

Hope Malin
Hope Malin(Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office)

Officers also say after Malin got upset, she called someone to the restaurant. This person was identified as Karmonta Miles.

Police say it was reported Malin hit the victim with brass knuckles, which resulted in him hitting her back.

Officers say Miles then shot multiple shots at the victim, shooting him twice in the left side of his hip.

Authorities say the victim was taken to a hospital to be treated.

The affidavit shows the victim positively identified both suspects.

Karmonta Miles
Karmonta Miles(Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office)

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