Woman arrested after victim showed up at hospital with gunshot wound

Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 5:18 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A man showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound in Evansville.

Police say he drove himself to St. Vincent just after 1 a.m.

The victim told officers he had a wound in his arm and chest.

Officers learned the shooting happened in the 800 block of E. Chandler Avenue.

Detectives spoke to the victim at the hospital.

They say the victim was sitting in the driver’s seat of his vehicle, which was parked on Chandler Avenue. He told them he was talking with his friends who were standing outside of his car.

That’s when the victim says a woman walked up to his vehicle opened the driver’s side door, hit him in the face and then shot him.

Authorities identified the suspect as 33-year-old Lindsey J. Fields.

Officers say they found Fields and brought her into headquarters to speak with detectives.

She was arrested and charged with aggravated battery.

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