HOBART, Ind. (STMW) — Two people are in critical condition with gunshot wounds after a police-involved shooting in northwest Indiana on Thursday night.
On Thursday night, a Hobart police officer saw a shooting take place between two vehicles in the 1600 block of East 62nd Avenue, Hobart police said in a statement.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
A person in one of the vehicles suffered a gunshot wound, police said.
Hobart police officers went to investigate the other vehicle, which had driven off the road, police said. While investigating, officers were fired at and returned fire, striking the person in the other vehicle.READ MORE: At Least 10 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
Both subjects are being treated for gunshot wounds and are in critical condition, police said.
The Lake County Sheriff’s department is investigating, but would not release further details.MORE NEWS: Bill For Reparations For Black Evanston Residents Soon To Go Up For Vote; Some Say It's Insufficient And Could Make Things Worse
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