April 12, 2017-Gary Police were called to the 1700 block of E 7th Avenue at approximately 11:30 a.m. this morning and found a man who had been shot to death according to reports from Lt. Dawn Westerfield and Coroner Merrilee Frey. Lt. Westerfield stated “Upon officers arrival a male was located and found to be unresponsive. The male was declared deceased on scene by the Lake County Coroner’s office. No cause has been determined at this time, but
foul play is suspected.”
Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey identified the decedant as 30 year old Stacy Hodge. Coroner Frey noted multiple gunshot wounds.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Alexander Jones of the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855.