EPD: Officer-involved shooting suspect threatened to ‘kill some cops’

Shortly before he was shot and killed by police on Tuesday night, Daniel Wooters was allegedly inside TGI Fridays threatening to “kill some cops.”

Police identified Wooters, 38, on Wednesday. He was shot by three officers after he reportedly advanced toward them on Morgan Avenue with a knife after allegedly stealing a police cruiser and leading officers on a short chase across part of the city’s East Side commercial district, according to police. Continue reading “EPD: Officer-involved shooting suspect threatened to ‘kill some cops’”

Former Harrison hoops standout died from gunshot wound to head

PUBLSIHED: May 23, 2017

BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter

A former Harrison High School basketball standout was found shot to death in the 400 block of South Morton Avenue, between Cherry and Walnut streets, on Tuesday morning, according to the city police.

Vanderburgh County Coroner Steve Lockyear identified the deceased as Deniko L. Scott, 22, of Evansville. Scott played high school basketball at Harrison, graduated in 2013 and was named second team All-Metro and an honorable mention for all-state from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association his senior year. Continue reading “Former Harrison hoops standout died from gunshot wound to head”