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Argument Leads to Early Morning Shooting in Evansville

A shooting in Evansville on Friday left one man with multiple gunshot wounds, and the suspect is still at large.

Posted: Sep 4, 2020 6:53 AM
Updated: Sep 4, 2020 9:11 AM

Breaking news this morning in Evansville. An argument at a gas station leads to a shooting and police are still searching for the suspect at this hour.

Crime scene tape outlined a massive area at the Brother's Keeper apartment complex off South Lincoln Park Drive.

Police tell us 28-year-old Malcolm Mathe was shot in his chest, ribs, and hand. Mathe was taken to St. Vincent and is expected to survive.

The shooting happened around 2:20 a.m. on Friday. Police say a clerk at a nearby gas station called 9-1-1 concerned about two men arguing and moments later gunshots were heard.

Police say the shooting happened inside a car and the shooter fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Evansville Police of the anonymous we tip hotline.

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Temperatures dipped back into the upper 30s and low 40s for many of us early this morning, marking our coldest start to a day in Evansville (where we fell to 41°) in more than a week. Fortunately, the chilly start to the day didn't mean that our afternoon would be a loss, it was anything but - in fact, after seeing temperature around 57° by our lunch hour, afternoon highs crept back into the mid to low 60s area-wide; we hit 63° in the River City - while that's still 2° shy of the norm for October 27th, we'll take a 3° increase over yesterday's high of 60°. The clear skies that allowed temperatures to climb as high as they did earlier on however, are on their way out as our next round of rainfall inches ever closer. The remainder of the evening ahead should remain dry, but isolated rainfall will return to the Tri-State as early as the overnight and predawn hours Thursday.
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