Woman shot to death in Gary


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A 56-year-old woman was found shot to death Saturday evening in Gary, Indiana.

Donether Barnes was found with multiple gunshot wounds about 6:10 p.m. at the rear door of an apartment building in the 2100 block of West Fifth Avenue, according to Gary police and the Lake County coroner’s office.

Barnes was pronounced dead at 7:21 p.m. and her death was ruled a homicide. According to the coroner’s office, Barnes lived in Gary but her home address was not provided. 

Anyone with information should call the Lake County Metro Homicide Unit at (219) 755-3855 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.

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