Indiana man charged with stealing vehicle at gunpoint in Gary

SHARE Indiana man charged with stealing vehicle at gunpoint in Gary
SHARE Indiana man charged with stealing vehicle at gunpoint in Gary

A man has been charged with stealing a car at gunpoint on Saturday in northwest Indiana.

JoJuan Harris, 20, of Merrillville, Indiana, was charged with armed robbery, intimidation and carrying a handgun without a license, according to Gary police.

Harris was charged in connection with a incident Saturday that occurred in the area of 15th Avenue and Virginia Street in Gary, Indiana, police said. Harris stole a vehicle at gunpoint from a female driver who was giving him a ride home. He was stopped by police a short time later and a loaded gun was found inside the vehicle.

Anyone with additional information was asked to call the Gary police tip line at (866) Crime-GP.

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