Gary, Indiana shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured at Happy Tire Shop on East Ridge Road, police say

Gary, Indiana shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured at Happy Tire Shop on East Ridge Road, police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Staff through

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 11:44AM

GARY, Ind. (TOC) — Gary police are searching for a gunman after a lethal taking pictures at a enterprise there Monday.

A 47-year-old East Chicago man was killed on the Pleased Tire Store on Ridge Highway. One other Valparaiso man was shot in his leg.

Police stated an officer was flagged down simply earlier than 5 p.m. within the 1400-block of East Ridge Highway by a person who stated there was an energetic shooter on the store.

Emergency crews responded to the situation and located the 2 males who had been shot.

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The Valparaiso man was taken to Methodist Hospital for his wound.

The male suspect is described as roughly 5-feet, 10-inches tall, with a skinny construct.

He’s armed and harmful and drove away in a dark-colored sedan car, police stated.

Anybody with info ought to contact Lake County Metro Murder at 219-755-3855 or 1-866-CRIME GP.

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