1 killed, 1 wounded in Gary shooting

A 40-year-old man was killed and a second male was wounded in a shooting Saturday in northwest Indiana.

Jerome Long, of the 800 block of Tennessee Street, was found with several gunshot wounds in the 3700 block of Monroe Street, according to a statement from Gary police and the Lake County coroner's office.

He was taken to Methodist Hospital Northlake, where he was pronounced dead at 11:28 a.m., the coroner's office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

The second male, who investigators believe was also injured in the shooting, later showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Detective Alexander Jones at (219) 755-3855.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2016.)
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