2 killed in separate Gary shootings Friday

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Two people were shot to death in separate attacks early Friday in Gary, Indiana.

Authorities were called about shots fired about 2:45 a.m. in the 2100 block of Harrison Street, according to a statement from Gary police.

They arrived to find a 25-year-old Louis Watson, of Gary, inside a home with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Lake County Coroner’s Office. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:37 a.m.

In another shooting, 36-year-old Shawn Magerski, was shot in the 4300 block of Roosevelt Street, the coroner’s office said. Magerski, who lived in Gary, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:30 a.m. Police did not immediately provide further details.

Both deaths have been ruled homicides, the coroner’s office said.

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