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Man shot to death in East Chicago

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A 24-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday night in northwest Indiana.

Officers responded to a person shot in the 4900 block of Gladiola Street in East Chicago at 10:36 p.m., according to a statement from East Chicago police.

They found 24-year-old Thomas Jackson with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper chest, according to police and the Lake County (Ind.) coroner’s office.

Jackson, of the 5000 block of Alexander Avenue in East Chicago, was taken to St. Catherine Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:22 p.m. authorities said.

Investigators are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting. Anyone with information should call Det. Isaac Washington at (219) 391-8318 or email IWashington@eastchicago.com. Anonymous tips can be submitted at (219) 391-8500.