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Evansville Police Seeking Public's Help In Deadly Shooting
Updated February 15, 2016 7:11 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(EVANSVILLE) - Evansville Police is asking the public's help on identifying a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

Officers heard gunshots while patrolling near North Main Street around 3 a.m.

The officers responded to a nearby bar and found the victim, 38-year-old Maurice Heyward, near the front door.

The bar's surveillance video shows an unknown black male shooting Heyword.

The video also shows a licensed gun owner, who witnessed the shooting, firing multiple rounds at the suspect. Police say because his actions were lawful, he is not facing charges.

The suspect ran to a blue Chevy SUV and took off. Police don't know if he was hurt in the shooting.

Police say the suspect is believed to be 6-foot tall and weigh 220-240 pounds. He was wearing an orange hoodie under a black coat. We're told he is considered armed and dangerous.

According to the Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office, Heyward died at a local hospital about one hour after the shooting.

If anyone recognizes the suspect, or has information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call 911 immediately. You can also leave an anonymous tip with WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.

According to the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office, WeTip will give a $1,000 reward to the person who can identify the suspect and leads to a conviction.

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