Sue Dahlen contributed to this report
See the update here: UPDATE: Father in Custody After 9 Year Old Shot to Death in Hobart
June 10, 2017-Hobart Police were called to the 100 Block of E. 10th Avenue at approximately 5:00 p.m. today. Upon arrival, Hobart Police discovered a 9 year old female had been shot to death at the location. Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has confirmed that 9 year old Olivia Hummel was pronounced dead at St. Mary’s Hospital at 5:25 p.m. today. A gunshot wound was noted and the manner of death is pending. The occurrence location was listed as 100 E. 10th Avenue, Hobart. Hobart Police, Lake County Crime Scene Investigation, Hobart EMS and the Lake County Coroner assisted in the investigation according to the report.
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