August 11, 2017-According to Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield, 3 people were shot early this morning in Gary. Police were called to the 1100 block of Delaware Street at approximately 3:58 a.m. today “for reports of multiple gunshot victims” according to the statement. Officers discovered a female and two males had been shot at the location. One male was declared dead at the scene and another male was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. According to the statement, the female is receiving treatment for her injuries. No information was provided regarding the identity of the victims at this time. “The identity of the subjects has not been established at this time” according to Lt. Westerfield.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Corporal James Bond of the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.