January 25, 2018-An as yet unidentified man from Tennessee was shot to death in Gary early this morning according to a statement from the Gary Police Department, officers were called to the 1400 block of E. 49th Avenue at 1:33 a.m. on today’s date. “While enroute to this location officers were advised of a possible gun shot victim. Upon arrival officers discovered a male black on the ground in the area of 1400 East 49th Avenue. The 44 year old male from Tennessee, was later declared deceased on scene by the Lake County Coroner’s Office.” This will be updated with additional information at it becomes available.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Alexander Jones of the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.