CHICAGO (CBS) — One person was killed and another wounded in a shootout early Thursday in northwest Indiana.
The two males exchanged gunfire in the 1000 block of East 21st Avenue about 4 a.m., according to Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield.
One of them suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:50 a.m., according to Westerfield and the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office. His name and age have not yet been released.
The other male suffered a gunshot wound and was hospitalized, Westerfield said.
Anyone who witnessed the shooting or having information is asked to call Det. George Dickerson of the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at (219) 755-3855, or the crime tip line at (866) 274-6347.
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