Gary man hospitalized after shooting in Michigan City

(Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC)

Police in Michigan City are looking for the suspect who shot a Gary man.

LaPorte County 911 dispatchers received a call around 10:35 a.m. on Friday, July 14, regarding a person who was shot in the 500 block of Pleasant Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene and located a 37-year-old man from Gary, who had a gunshot wound to the right shoulder.

Officer Lenover provided first aid to the victim before he was transported by LaPorte County EMS to Franciscan Health Hospital in Michigan City for a non-life-threatening injury. The victim was eventually transported from Franciscan Health Hospital in Michigan City to University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois for more advanced medical treatment.

Numerous articles of evidence were collected, and multiple witnesses were interviewed.

Officers and detectives continue to interview witnesses, attempt to identify a suspect, search for video surveillance in the area and collect additional evidence.

The Michigan City Police Department are asking anybody who may have witnessed this incident, has any additional information, or has video surveillance / cell phone video of this incident, to contact Lieutenant Anna Painter at (219) 874-3221; Extension 1077 or via email at

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1 comment

Charles U Farley July 16, 2023 at 2:27 pm

No description of the alleged shooter? How interesting…


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