BREAKING: 9 Year Old Transported After 2 Shot in Gary

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report

January 30, 2017-A 9 year old shooting victim was transported to a local hospital tonight after a shooting in the 2600 block of Madison Street in Gary. According to information obtained from the scanner and verified through sources, Gary Police were called to the scene at approximately 10:00 p.m. tonight after a caller stated someone shot his dad. Upon arrival, police located two gunshot victims including a 9 year old child. Gary Police have not yet issued a statement and neither the identities nor the condition of the victims is known at this time. No suspect information is available.

UPDATE: Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has confirmed that 38 year old Antoine L. Howard was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:15 p.m. See the update Here

We will update this breaking news story as additional details become available.

NOTE: An earlier version of this story stated 3 were shot. The Gazette has confirmed two gunshot victims.

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