Sue Dahlen contributed to the is report
March 20, 2017-Lt. Steven Kellog has confirmed that a Chicago man was transported to a local trauma center after shooting himself in the abdomen at Cabella’s yesterday. According to the report, “On 3/19/17 at approximately 5:47 pm, a 52 year old Chicago man was sitting in his car in the parking lot of Cabela’s in Hammond, IN when he accidentally discharged his firearm. The shot struck the male in the abdomen and he was transported to a local trauma center for treatment.” According to information obtained from the scanner, the man was a retired Chicago Police Officer. Neither the identity nor the condition of the victim was released.