Man dead, another wounded in Gary shooting

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Two men were shot, one of them fatally, Sunday evening in Gary, Indiana.

Officers were called at 7:39 p.m. for reports of a shooting victim in the driveway of a home in the 400 block of Porter Street in Gary, according to a statement from Gary police. They arrived to find a 21-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds.

The man was taken to Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus in Gary before being airlifted to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

At 7:51 p.m., the officers investigating the shooting were called to Methodist Hospital Northlake for reports that a second gunshot victim had been dropped off, police said. Investigators met with the 20-year-old man, who had suffered two gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at 9:44 p.m.

The Lake County coroner’s office identified him as Aundrell Kendrick, who lived in Gary. He had also been shot in the 400 block of Porter Street. His death was ruled a homicide.

The Lake County Metro Homicide Unit was investigating whether the two shooting victims were connected, police said.

Anyone with further details about either case was asked to call investigators at (219) 755-3855 or the Crime Tip Line at (866) CRIME-GP.

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