2 students shot near Hammond Central High School

Students involved in the shooting remain at large, according to Hammond police.

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Two teenagers were shot Thursday in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

Two students were wounded in a shooting near Hammond Central High School August 27, 2021, in Hammond, Indiana.

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Two students were wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon near a high school in Hammond, Indiana.

The shooting happened about 2:25 p.m near Hammond Central High School in the 5900 block of Calumet Ave, Hammond police said.

Two students were shot and transported to an area hospital where their conditions were stabilized, police said.

Students involved in the shooting remain at large, according to police.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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