Man hurt in Gary drive-by shooting

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A man was injured in a drive-by shooting Monday morning in northwest Indiana.

The 37-year-old victim was shot near East 41st Avenue and Louisiana Street in Gary about 5 a.m., according to Gary police Lt. Dawn Westerfield.

He was taken to Methodist Hospital Northlake with a gunshot wound that is not thought to be life-threatening, she said.

Westerfield said the victim does not know who shot him or why. The man told investigators someone shot him from a silver Chevrolet Malibu.

Detectives are searching for a 2008 or 2009 Malibu that had four people inside, including a female driver.

Anyone with information should call the Violent Crimes Division at (219) 881-1210, or the Crime Tip Line at (866) 374-6347.

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