Evansville Police Asking for Public’s Help in Jefferson Avenue Murder Investigation
Investigators with the Evansville Police Department are asking for your help in identifying a suspect in a shooting incident that claimed the life of an Evansville man early Tuesday morning.
According to a report provided by the Department's Public Information Officer, Sergeant Anna Gray, officers were called to the 600 block of Jefferson Street on the city's southeast side around 2:45 AM after Central Dispatch received a call of shots fired and a person down in the area.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found one victim laying in an alley with multiple gunshot wounds and not breathing. The report goes on to say the officers "attempted life-saving measures" until paramedics arrived however, the victim was pronounced dead on the scene.
On Tuesday afternoon, following the notification of the family, the Vanderburgh County Coroner revealed the victim as Tel’Majae Caimron McGee. No further information about McGee was given, and an autopsy is scheduled to take place at some point in the near future.
As of this writing, the police have no suspects as there were no witnesses on the scene when officers arrived following the call from Central Dispatch. If you, or someone you know has any information that may help investigators determine who is responsible for McGee's death, contact the Evansville Police Department's Adult Investigation Unit at 812-436-7979, or the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's anonymous WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).
[Source: Evansville Police Department on Facebook]