Man Killed In Portage Shooting

CHICAGO (STMW) — A 28-year-old man died early Christmas Day after he was shot in Portage, Indiana.

Joshua Smith, of the 2400 block of Wells Street in Lake Station, was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m. Dec. 25 at Methodist Northlake Hospital in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office.

Smith was shot in the 5400 block of Mulberry Avenue in Portage, the coroner’s office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

Additional details on the shooting was not immediately available.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2015. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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