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Man found shot to death in vehicle in Gary on Christmas Day

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A man was found shot to death inside a vehicle on Christmas Day in northwest Indiana.

Officers responded to the 800 block of Arthur Street in Gary about 5:45 p.m. and found a 24-year-old man in a vehicle with gunshot wounds, according to Gary police.

Darius Mitchell, of the 3700 block of Johnson Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. His death was ruled a homicide.

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