Gary man charged with threatening firefighters with shotgun

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A manhunt is under way for a northwest Indiana man charged with threatening two firefighters with a shotgun.

Jermaine Jackson, 21, of Gary, was charged with two counts of intimidation, criminal recklessness and pointing a firearm, all felonies, according to Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield.

Jackson, of Gary, threatened two members of the Gary Fire Department with a shotgun on Nov. 3, according to police.

He is not in custody, and is considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Anyone with information about Jackson’s whereabouts should call police at (219) 881-1210.

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