Early Morning Shooting Leaves 1 Dead in Gary

gary man shot in apparent homicie

June 21, 2018-Gary Police and the Lake County Metro Homicide Unit are investigating after a 21 year old man was shot to death early this morning.  According to a release from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, Coroner Investigators were called to the 200 block of East Ridge Road at 5:50 a.m. on today’s date.  Investigators pronounced 21 year old Derricko Rogers dead at the scene.  Rogers suffered gunshot wounds and the case is being investigated as a homicide according to the report.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact the Lake County Metro Homicide Unit at (219)755-3855. Anonymous may be made to the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.

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