Man shot, killed in Hammond

Jorge Roman suffered a gunshot wound at 165th Street and Blaine Avenue, according to the Lake County coroner’s office.

Five people were shot May 7, 2021 in Chicago.

A man was killed in a shooting near 165th Street and Blaine Avenue, July 4, 2019, in Hammond, Indiana.

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An 18-year-old man was shot to death Thursday in Hammond, Indiana.

At 9:27 p.m., authorities responded to 165th Street and Blaine Avenue in Hammond and found Jorge Roman suffering from a gunshot wound, according to the Lake County coroner’s office. He was pronounced dead at 10:15 p.m.

His death was ruled a homicide, the coroner’s office said. Roman lived in East Chicago, Indiana.

Hammond police did not immediately respond to a request for details.

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