BREAKING: 8 Y.O. Child, Adult Shot in Early Morning Gary Incident

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Sue Marie contributed to this report

UPDATE: Gary Police have confirmed that an 8 year old child was shot and that her 28 year old mother was pronounced dead at the scene. You can see the updated story by clicking here.

April 17, 2018-Gary police, fire and emergency medical services responded to the area of 1400 E. 35th Place early this morning after a report of two individuals who had been shot.   Gary Police have not yet issued a statement on the incident, but first responders were called to the location at approximately 2:10 a.m. today according to information derived from the scanner.  Upon arrival, officers found an 8 year old child and an adult female with gunshot wounds.  The child was transported to a local hospital.  Neither the identity nor the condition of either victim is known at this time.  It is unknown if any arrests were made.

This is a breaking report, we will update it as additional information becomes available.

 

 

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