57-year-old man found shot to death in Gary

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A 57-year-old man was found shot to death Saturday morning in northwest Indiana.

Officers were called at 7:17 a.m. to the 500 block of West 39th Avenue in Gary where they found a man with gunshot wounds in the debris between an abandoned home and garage, according to a statement from Gary police.

He was identified Wednesday as Lydell McLaurin, according to the Lake County coroner’s office. He lived on the same block in which the shooting occurred.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Det. Kristopher Adams of the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at (219) 755-3855 or the crime tip line at (866) 274-6347. 

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