Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)


Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)


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Store shooting suspect identified

Police have identified a suspect in the shooting Tuesday afternoon outside a South Side grocery store.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Joe Lewis

Moore III, 20.

The 5-foot-10-inch, 162-pound Moore is being sought on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm and criminal recklessness. Both are felonies.

Police warned that Moore should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police identified the victim at Star Market as Jordan J. Wilson, 18. They said Wilson and Moore got into an argument inside the market at 507 E. Powell Ave. A witness told police Wilson and Moore went outside and Moore fired three shots at Wilson. Police said Wilson was shot in the leg or his side.

Wilson was taken to Deaconess Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. A hospital spokeswoman said there was no public information listed on Wilson's condition

Wednesday morning.

"We've got a lion's share of the guys working on the shooting, trying to run down leads and following up on tips," Evansville Police Capt. Andy Chandler said.

Chandler released photographs of the suspect taken from the store's surveillance camera.

Chandler asked anyone with information to call the Evansville Police Department at 812-436-7979.


Man jailed in sexual misconduct case

An Evansville man is in jail after a 14-year-old girl accused him of inappropriately touching her Monday morning.

Evansville police arrested Terry Lee Suggs, 49, Tuesday after the girl reportedly told investigators Suggs tried to fondle her while they were alone in a bedroom at his home, in the 1600 block of Dalehaven Drive.

According to the affidavit, the girl told investigators she was afraid to be alone with Suggs and she asked her 13-year-old sister to come into the room with her. Both girls told police Suggs gave the 13-year-old a dollar and demanded that she leave the room and close the door. …

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