THPD Investigate Weekend Shooting

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Terre Haute Police are investigating a shooting that occurred over the weekend.

Early Sunday morning, police responded to the emergency room at Union Hospital where a gunshot victim was seeking treatment.

Police spoke to Cory Pierce, 19, of West Terre Haute. He told officers he was walking in the area of 11th Street and 8th Avenue when he was robbed by two black males.

Pierce told police while he was trying to fight off the first robber, that the second person pulled out a gun and shot him in the hand.

Pierce ran to a friend’s home in the area, who took him to the hospital.

Terre Haute Police say Pierce wasn’t able to give a further description of the attackers.

Anyone who has information about what happened should call Terre Haute Police at 812-238-1661.

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