December 10, 2017-Merrillville Police responded to the area of 56th and Harrison at approximately 4:00 p.m. today after numerous callers reported that there was a “shootout” and one man was lying on the ground. Officers arrived and found a male subject on the ground at 61st and Harrison. EMS Personnel transported the man to Methodist Hospital Northlake and officers investigated. According to information derived from the scanner, officers searched the area for a black male wearing a red sweatshirt who fled northbound on foot. Local cameras were checked to determine if a photo could be obtained.