January 5, 2018-A Hammond man was transported to Methodist Hospital Northlake where he later succumbed to gunshot wounds according to a release from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey. Coroner Investigators were called to Methodist Hospital Northlake at 9:11 p.m. tonight. An as yet unidentified Hammond man was pronounced dead. A Gunshot wound was noted and the case is being investigated as a homicide according to the report.
UPDATE: 20 Year Old Victim of Shooting Identified by Coroner
According to information derived from the scanner, Hammond Police were called to the alleyway in the 6800 block of New Jersey at approximately 8:30 p.m. tonight for a report of a male shot in the alley. Officers searched the area for a suspect but it is unknown at this point if any arrests were made.
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