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Man, 29, shot in Hammond

He was shot in the 4800 block of Elm Avenue and taken to a Chicago-area hospital, police said.

Hammond police investigate the scene of a shooting Sept. 1 in the 4800 block of Elm Avenue.
Hammond police investigate the scene of a shooting Sept. 1 in the 4800 block of Elm Avenue.
Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A 29-year-old man was shot in the face Sunday in Hammond, Indiana.

Officers were called about 12:15 p.m. to the 4800 block of Elm Avenue for a “family related incident,” Hammond police said. There, they found the man who with a gunshot wound in the face.

The man was taken to a Chicago-area hospital in an unknown condition, police said.

A male suspect was taken into custody, and a weapon was recovered, police said.

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