Police: Man shot at Evansville motel

Police: Man shot at Evansville motel
Published: Nov. 20, 2022 at 9:55 AM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Evansville Police responded to a shooting Sunday morning.

Dispatchers say it happened just before 9:45 a.m. at the Esquire Motel at 1817 Old Business 41.

Police say the victim reported he won a large amount of money at the casino, and contacted a woman online to meet him.

He told officers when she arrived, a man was with her.

The victim reported the man tried to rob him at gunpoint.

Police say the victim was shot in the arm, and the injury is not serious.

Officers say the two suspects took off in different directions, and they have not been caught.

They say the money was recovered in the hotel room.