November 12, 2017-Gary Police responded to the 4600 block of Melton Road regarding a shooting at approximately 2:30 a.m. today. According to a statement from Lt. Dawn Westerfield, officers quickly discovered multiple victims at the location. “Upon officers arrival it was discovered that more than one person had sustained gun
shot wounds. Four males and three females sustained gun shot wounds.” In addition to the 7 individuals who were shot, another sustained “a leg injury attempting to get to safety” according to Lt. Westerfield. All 8 individuals were transported to local hospitals for treatment and no further information was provided regarding their identity or condition. Polic say they have a person of interest in the case but still need any information from the public. If you have information regarding this shooting incident please contact Detective Sergeant William Fazekas at 219-881-1210 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.
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