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23-year-old man shot to death in Gary

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A 23-year-old manwas found shot to death late Tuesdayin northwest Indiana.

At 11:53 p.m., officers responded to a call of a suspicious man lying on the sidewalk in the 700 block of Delaware Street, according to Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield.

Hewas unresponsive when officers arrived, and had suffered an apparent gunshot wound, Westerfield said. Medics responded to the scene and found no signs of life.

The Gary resident was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:12 a.m., according to police and the Lake County coroner’s office. His name has not yet been released, but his death was ruled a homicide.

Anyone with information should call Det. Jeremy Ogden 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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