February 10, 2017-Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has issued an updated press release regarding a homicide in the 300 block of McKinley Street which occurred early this morning. Originally, the report stated that the man resided at the address where the shooting occurred. The updated report identifies the victim as 36 year old Ajonte J. Griffin of the 4200 block of Kennedy, East Chicago. The updated report indicates that Griffin sustained a single gunshot wound and the case is being investigated as a homicide.
Gary Police have not yet issued a report on the incident.