Police: Man shot while trying to break into home in Evansville

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Published: Nov. 27, 2021 at 4:12 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 28, 2021 at 6:15 PM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville police responded to a shooting on Evansville’s southside Saturday afternoon.

Dispatch told us this happened on the 800 block of Taylor Avenue.

Officials say the call originally came in around 3:20 p.m.

They say they found a man that had been shot in the street.

We’re told police spoke with people who lived in a nearby home.

They say the man tried breaking into their home.

They fired a shot at their door after the man broke one of their windows trying to get in.

We’re told the suspect was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and no charges have been filed at this time.

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