Police: 2-year-old girl dies following Gary shooting


GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old girl has died after a shooting in northwestern Indiana.

The Gary Police Department says it received a call Tuesday evening about the shooting and officers found that the girl had a single gunshot wound to the head. Police say she was taken to a hospital in Gary before being stabilized and transferred by air to a hospital in Chicago.

The police department announced Wednesday morning that the girl died. The circumstances of the shooting are under investigation. Her name hasn’t been released.

Police say a man and woman who were at the home were taken for police questioning. The department is working with the coroner’s office in Cook County, Illinois, on the investigation.


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