Man & juvenile cousin arrested following shooting at Evansville apartment complex

Man & juvenile cousin arrested following shooting at Evansville apartment complex
Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 7:30 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 17, 2022 at 5:50 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville police arrested two people following a shooting at an apartment complex Tuesday morning.

Dispatch says that happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of Fairmont Drive.

Police say when they arrived on scene they found one person shot.

According to a press release, a witness gave officers a description of the suspects and it was reported that both of them were in possession of guns. The suspects were on bikes trying to flee the scene.

Officers say they found the suspects, but they continued trying to get away from them.

Authorities say, eventually, the two suspects were detained and taken to EPD Headquarters for questioning.

Officials say the suspects were identified as 26-year-old Lomante Williams and his cousin, 17-year-old Marquis Terry.

Man & juvenile cousin arrested following shooting at Evansville apartment complex
Man & juvenile cousin arrested following shooting at Evansville apartment complex

According to a press release, Williams and Terry went to the apartment complex around 6:30 in the morning.

Williams allegedly found the victim inside the apartment, shot him, beat him up and robbed him of his ID and money.

Terry is accused of helping beat up the victim and also taking items from the victim’s pockets while he was on the floor.

Williams was arrested and booked into the Vanderburgh County Confinement Center, and is being charged with the following charges:

  • Attempted Murder
  • Robbery with a deadly weapon
  • Burglary with a deadly weapon
  • Battery with a deadly weapon
  • Resisting law enforcement
  • Unlawful carry of a handgun

Terry was also arrested and is facing the following charges:

  • Robbery with a deadly weapon
  • Burglary with a deadly weapon
  • Battery with a deadly weapon
  • Child with a deadly weapon
  • Resisting law enforcement
Police called to a shots fired report at Evansville apartments.
Police called to a shots fired report at Evansville apartments.

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