Vanderburgh Co. deputies arrest man following three-hour standoff

Published: Sep. 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Vanderburgh County deputies apprehended a man after a nearly three-hour standoff on Saturday morning.

Dispatch confirmed a man reported shots fired at the 1400 block of Halsey Avenue around 9:30 a.m.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office says one person has a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, and was speaking with detectives about the situation.

Deputies believe the shooting incident occurred Friday night, but wasn’t reported until Saturday morning.

The situation developed into a standoff with the suspect, who deputies identified as Cassidy Fenwick.

After approximately three hours, Fenwick surrendered peacefully and was arrested.

He’s facing multiple charges, including battery with a deadly weapon as a Level 5 felony, intimidation with a deadly weapon as a Level 5 felony, pointing a loaded firearm as a Level 6 felony, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon as a Level 6 felony and a misdemeanor FTA warrant.

Fenwick was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail, where he will be held without bond pending a court hearing.

His first court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday.

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