May 11, 2017-A 4 year old boy was shot to death in East Chicago overnight according to a report from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey. The case was not immediately ruled a homicide; according to the report the manner of death is pending. Coroner investigators were summoned to St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir Street, at 3:13 a.m. according to the report. 4 year old Garrion Glover of the 3500 block of Guthrie Street was pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m. A gun shot wound was noted as an injury and East Chicago Police Department is investigating.
East Chicago Police have not yet issued a statement regarding the incident.