April 15, 2017-According to a release from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, an as yet identified male was shot to death in Gary early this morning. The report states “At 0532 hours A Medicolegal Death Investigation Team was dispatched/called to 1500 Block Of E 44th Ave, Gary IN.” The deceased was noted to have gunshot wounds and the case is being investigated as a homicide according to the report. The victim’s age is stated as unknown in the report and he is described as an african-american male.
Gary Police have not yet issued a statement on the incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of the victim should contact the Lake/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3852 or Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.