3 More Shot in Gary; Total Weekend Shootings May Exceed 20

June 24, 2018-While responding to numerous calls of shots fired, Gary Officers responded to a call in the 2500 block of Harrison. Three people had been shot according to Police and other sources. The shootings mark the continuation of the most violent weekend in recent memory in Gary. Beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m last night, the city exploded with shooting after shooting. At least 14 have been confirmed shot and the number is likely higher. The Gary Police have not issued a report on the incident at this time. According to information derived from the scanner, officer recovered a .45 caliber handgun at the crime scene. Three gunshot victims were transported to Methodist Hospital Northlake. Officers travelled to the hospital in hopes of getting statements from the victims. Neither the identity nor the condition of the victims is know at this time. It is unknown whether any arrests were made.

If you have any information regarding any of Gary’s weekend violence, you may provide anonymous tips via the hotline at 1-866-crime-gp (866-274-6347)

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