Person questioned after man shot to death in Gary

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A person of interest is being questioned after a man was shot to death while driving Saturday night in northwest Indiana.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired and found a 1995 maroon Cadillac crashed into the garage of a home in the 1300 block of Cleveland Street in Gary at 8:20 p.m., according to Gary Police Lt. Thomas Pawlak.

The driver was unresponsive and officers found bullet holes in the driver’s door and window, Pawlak said.

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Anfernee Jones of the 2200 block of Attucks Place in Gary, according to the Lake County coroner’s office. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

A person of interest was taken into custody after the shooting and was being questioned by detectives, Pawlak said.

Anyone with information should call Sgt. Edward Jenkins or Det. Jeff Minchuk at (219) 755-3852.

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