The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office issued a warning to folks on Evansville's East Side about a series of vehicle thefts. According to the statement from the Evansville Police Department, all of the vehicles were left unlocked.The incidents happened in the 7900 block of Beachfront Court and the 8300 block of Sail Drive on Evansville's East Side.  A handgun was one of the objects stolen from one of the vehicles. The EPD believe that gun was used to shoot another vehicle in the area.

Consider this a reminder that even though you may live in a quiet neighborhood, you put yourself at risk by not locking up your vehicle when it's left unattended. Anyone with information about this situation is asked to call WeTip Anonymous Crime Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.