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Indiana State Police has arrested a 36-year-old Evansville man in connection to an overnight shooting that injured Marcus McGrew, 32, of Mt. Vernon.

Arrested and charged was Terry S. Adams, 36, Evansville, IN

  1. Attempted Murder, Class 1 Felony

At approximately 1:01 this morning, Posey County Dispatch received several 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of 3rd Street and Park Street in Mt. Vernon.

Responding officers failed to locate any activity when they arrived in the area.

At approximately 1:30, Posey Dispatch received a 911 call regarding Marcus McGrew being shot and needing an ambulance.

McGrew originally drove to his residence on Pearl Street where he picked up his wife and then drove to his father’s residence on Nation Road where an ambulance was summoned.

He was transported to Deaconess Midtown Hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound and later released.

During the course of the investigation, Indiana State Police Detectives revealed that Terry Adams, 36, of Evansville and McGrew were involved in a confrontation at the Sunoco gas station located on 4th Street in Mt. Vernon.

The altercation eventually led to Adams and McGrew leaving the gas station in separate vehicles.

Moments later, both vehicles stopped in the area of 3rd Street and Park Street where Adams allegedly shot McGrew with a 40 caliber pistol.

Adams was located near West Elementary School and arrested for Attempted Murder, a Class 1 Felony.

Adams is currently being held without bond in the Posey County Jail. This is an on-going investigation.

Investigating Officers: Detectives Wes Kuykendall and Alan Sherretz, Sergeant Brad Chandler and Sergeant Ted Clamme

Assisting Agency: Mt. Vernon Police Department and Posey County Sheriff’s Department