Sunday morning, Indiana State Police Detectives arrested a Mt. Vernon man for shooting his wife.

Arrested and Charged was – 

  • Rodney Givens, 48, 827 Walnut Street, Mt. Vernon, IN
  1. Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon
  2. Aggravated Battery

Givens allegedly shot his wife during an argument at their Mt. Vernon residence located at 827 Walnut Street. 

According to Indiana State Police Detectives, Rodney and Crystal Givens were involved in an argument at approximately 9:00 Sunday morning when he allegedly grabbed a handgun and shot his wife one time.

Crystal Givens was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Rodney Givens was arrested without incident and taken to the Posey County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

The investigation is continuing.