December 26, 2017-Merrillville Police are being assisted by County Police and a K-9 officer at this hour after two people were shot in what was reported as a domestic violence shooting. According to information obtained via the scanner, Police responded to the 2400 block of 61st Place in Merrillville. Upon arrival, officers discovered two individuals with gunshot wounds. Both inviduals were reported to be conscious and breathing. A witnesses described a known suspect and officers began tracking footprints in the snow. Assistance was requested from a nearby Lake County Sheriff’s Police officer with a K-9 unit. The K-9 arrived and assisted in the search. It is unknown at this time if an arrest was made.
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