Evansville police searching for east side Walmart shooting suspect | News
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE)- Evansville Police have set up a perimeter around Evansville's east side Walmart after a shooting broke out around 9:00 P.M. Sunday night.
Sgt. Jason Cullum with the Evansville Police Department believes there was an incident on the Lloyd Expressway near Stockwell Rd. between two vehicles that ended up on the east side Walmart's parking lot. Cullum says that the victim attempted to avoid the suspect by going inside Walmart, but was shot in the back as they were running in the store.
The suspect and another person left in their vehicle soon after.
There was an officer shopping inside Walmart at the checkout who heard the commotion and went outside to secure the crime scene and got information on the vehicles.
Another officer located the getaway vehicle in the Arbors at Eastland on Old Boonville Hwy. in Evansville and there is a Vanderburgh K9 unit on scene tracking the suspect.
The suspect is reported to be a male in his 20s, and wearing a blue shirt.
The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Condition for the victim has not been released.
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