EAST CHICAGO, Indiana – A shocking incident unfolded yesterday morning when East Chicago Police were called to an address in the 3500 block of Guthrie Street following reports of a shooting.
According to police reports at 10:45 a.m., officers discovered a male, donning a ski mask, with a gunshot wound to his neck in the courtyard.
The victim, now in serious condition, was moved from St Catherine Hospital to a Chicago-based hospital. A person of interest was later found, and a gun was recovered from the scene.
Due to the grave nature of the injuries, the Criminal Investigation Division, C.S.I., and The Lake County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force have taken the reins of the probe. For leads or information, reach Detective Miguel Pena at 219-391-8318 or the anonymous tip line at 219-391-8500.