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December 8, 2018-Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey reports that a Gary man was shot to death near 19th and Harrison streets at 11:45 pm on December 7, 2018. According to information derived from the scanner, Gary Police were called to the area at approximatly 10:30 p.m. for a report of an unresponsive male in the street. Coroner Frey confirms that investigators were called to 19th and Harrison at 10:52 p.m. 32 year old Brian Martin of the 1300 block of Rutledge Street in Gary was declared dead at the scene. Gunshot wounds were noted by investigators and the case is being investigated as a homicide by the Lake County Metro Homicide Unit.