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August 16, 2018-Hammond Police responded to Drackert Street at approximately 10:20 pm tonight after a report of a man who was shot according to information obtained from the scanner. Police and EMS officials arrived and found a male who had been shot in the side. The male was conscious and alert and was able to provide a description of the suspect and a vehicle. Officers searched for the suspect vehicle but it is unknown at this time if an arrest was made. Neither the condition nor the identity of the victim is known at this time.
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