Case is being investigated as a homicide by East Chicago Police Department
May 11, 2016-East Chicago Police are investigating two child shootings which occurred in the past 24 hours. Earlier we reported on the shooting death of 4 year old Garrion Glover which occurred early this morning. Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey now says a 15 year old was also shot to death in East Chicago last night. East Chicago Police have not issued reports on either incident despite requests for information. Coroner Frey states that investigators were called to 1905 Columbus Drive at approximately 8:45 p.m. last night. 15 year old Robert Thompson of the 4000 Block of Pulaski St. East Chicago was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:18 p.m. according to the report. Gun shot wounds were noted and the case is being investigated as a homicide according to the report.