A second man has died four days after a drive-by shooting last Thursday in northwest Indiana.
The victims, ages 21 and 24, were outside the Delaney Community public housing complex in the 2100 block of Polk Street in Gary about 10 p.m. when a red Ford Fusion pulled up and a man opened fire from the passenger seat, Gary Police Lt. Thomas Pawlak said.
The older man, identified by the Lake County coroner’s office as Terrence L. Sallee II, wasdead at the scene. He lived nearby in the 2100 block of Carver Street, authorities said.
The younger man, David Pippins, was shot in the head and throat, and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 1:42 p.m. Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 2300 block of Washington Street in Gary.
Police said both men had documented gang ties.
Detectives are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the two men who were in the Fusion. Anyone with information should call the homicide unit at(219) 755-3852.