Man dead, 3 other gunshot victims reported after Evansville shooting

Published: Aug. 27, 2017 at 1:01 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 6, 2017 at 11:11 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A homicide investigation is underway in Evansville after a shooting.

Vanderburgh County Coroner Steve Lockyear said Anthony E. Blaylock died early Sunday morning at Deaconess Hospital after an incident at the American Legion in Downtown Evansville.

According to the police report, officers were called to the scene around 2:15 a.m. and found Blaylock with multiple gunshot wounds.

While officers were at the scene, an off-duty officer said two more gunshot victims were also reported at Deaconess and another at St. Vincent Hospital.

Police are working to figure out what exactly happened.

Residents said they heard people at the American Legion talking about a man that had been running around pulling a gun on people throughout the day on Saturday.

An autopsy showed Blaylock died from multiple gunshot wounds to the torso. His death was ruled a homicide.

We will keep you updated as we receive more information.

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