1-year-old boy, teen seriously wounded in Gary shooting

The teen was supervising three small children, including the 1-year-old, while they were playing in the yard of the home when someone opened fire, according to Gary police.

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A 1-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were injured in a shooting August 2, 2021, in Gary.

A 1-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were injured in a shooting August 2, 2021, in Gary.

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A 1-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were listed in serious condition following a shooting Monday afternoon in Gary, Indiana.

Just after 1 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 800 block of West 25th Avenue and found a female holding the child who had been struck by gunfire, Gary police said.

Witnesses told police the teen was supervising three small children playing in the yard of the home when someone opened fire, according to police.

The boy and the teen were transported to the hospital and listed in serious condition, police said.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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