Sue Dahlen contributed to this report
February 26, 2017-The Gazette has received numerous reports that police are on scene between 17th and 19th Avenues in Gary after three people were shot overnight in Gary. According information obtained via the police scanner, at 3:16 a.m. this morning Gary Police informed Gary FD that “the scene is secure” for EMS personnel. “We have three down” the dispatcher can be heard reporting. A call for another ambulance can be heard moments later. “Be advised we have on DOA” a Gary fire department paramedic reports.
Travellers are urged to avoid Grant Street from 17th Avenue to 19th Avenue. Gary Police and the Lake County Coroner have not yet issued reports regarding the incident. We will update this report as additional information is obtained. Please Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter for the latest news.
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