An update on a story we’ve been following…The Evansville Police Department responded to shots fired on Third Avenue and Oregon Street on Tuesday.
Police say it happened around 3:45 p.m. CT
Officers say upon arriving, they found an unresponsive man with gunshot wounds lying in the roadway near a car.
EPD says they began to help the victim until medical arrived on the scene. The victim was then taken to a local hospital.
According to a press release, numerous witnesses were in the area when the shooting happened.
While detectives were getting statements from witnesses, SWAT teams and patrol units set up a perimeter around the area.
Detectives say they were given information about a potential suspect in the 900 block of Oregon Street.
According to a release, the victim later died at the hospital from his injuries.
the Vanderburgh County Coroner identified the victim as 43-year-old Carlis Falls of Evansville.
According to police, this is the 15th homicide of the year in Evansville.
Police issued a murder warrant for 30-year-old Fabian L. Bennett who has since been taken into custody and lodged in the Vanderburgh County Jail.