Man dies after being shot multiple times in Gary

SHARE Man dies after being shot multiple times in Gary

Sun-Times file photo

A 28-year-old man died early Saturday after being shot multiple times in northwest Indiana.

Jason Baker suffered multiple gunshot wounds near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Bridge Street in Gary, according to the Lake County coroner’s office.

Baker was pronounced dead at 12:29 a.m., and his death was ruled a homicide, the coroner’s office said. He lived in Gary.

Gary police didn’t immediately respond to a request for additional information about the shooting.

The Latest
The announcement comes 100 days after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. And it comes as wait times in Illinois for abortion procedures have skyrocketed from four days to two-and-a-half weeks at Planned Parenthood’s clinic in downstate Fairview Heights.
Diego Uribe admits shooting his aunt and killing 5 other family members in their home in 2016. Uribe’s lawyers contend others were involved.
“My whole family is traumatized and hurt from this senseless act of violence,” the boy’s mother wrote in a funding appeal.
The Bears are 11th in the NFL in points allowed, but coach Matt Eberflus isn’t letting that mask an alarming hole in their run defense — currently 32nd and last in the league after allowing 262 rushing yards against the Giants on Sunday.
Nothing about the passing offense is working right now, and Fields’ performance against the Giants was merely a small step forward.