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Man killed in Gary shooting

Officers arrived to find 37-year-old Joshua Frierson lying on the ground in a vacant lot with multiple gunshot wounds.

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A man was found shot to death Tuesday in northwest Indiana.

Police were called at 11:49 p.m. for reports of shots fired in the 500 block of Jackson Street in Gary, Indiana, according to a statement from Gary police.

Officers arrived to find 37-year-old Joshua Frierson lying on the ground in a vacant lot with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Lake County coroner’s office.

Frierson, who lived in Gary, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. His death was ruled a homicide.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Kris Adams with the Lake/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3852 or the crime tip line at 866-274-6347.

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