Gary Man Dies After Early Morning Shooting

August 2, 2017-A Gary man was shot dead early this morning according to a release from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey. Coroner investigators were called to Methodist Hospital Northlake, 600 Grant Street, just after 4:00 a.m. this morning. Investigators pronounced an as yet unidentified male dead at 3:24 a.m. according to the statement. Multiple gunshot wounds were noted and the case is being investigated as a homicide by the Gary Police Department and the Lake County Metro Homicide Unit. According to the statement, the shooting took place in the 3400 block of Virginia Street.

UPDATE: Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has identified the victim as 27 year old Jeremy Walker of the 1800 Block Dale Dr. Merrillville.

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