Anyone with information on the homicide is urged to call call Detective Sgt. Marc Ferry at (219) 852-2991.
September 30, 2017-A man was shot to death in Hammond yesterday according to crimereports.com and multiple witnesses on social meda. Hammond Police have not yet issued a statement on the incident. According to information obtained via the scanner, Hammond Police were called to the area at approximately 3:50 p.m. on Saturday September 30. Officers quickly located one man who had been shot. Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has also not yet issued a statement.
UPDATE: Hammond Police Lt. Steven Kellogg has released a statement on the homicide. According to Lt. Kellogg,
Hammond Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of a 50-year-old
Hammond man on Sept. 30 at approximately 3:50 p.m. The man was shot while driving in
the 1000 block of Michigan Street. He was airlifted to Christ Advocate Hospital and
was later pronounced dead.
The victim’s identity will be released at the conclusion of the coroner’s report. No
further details of the investigation are available at this point. If anyone has any
information about this crime, they are asked to please call Detective Sgt. Marc
Ferry at (219) 852-2991.
HOWARD AV & MICHIGAN ST
HOMI – HOMICIDE
Sep 30, 2017
around 3 PM
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Case No.: 17H70916 -2
Agency: Hammond Police Department