Gary police searching for man charged in drive-by shooting

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Friday, January 22, 2016
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Dion Clayton, 22.
Gary Police Dept.-WLS

GARY, Ind. (WLS) -- Gary police are searching for a man facing attempted murder charges in connection with a drive-by shooting last week.

Police say Dion Clayton, 22, fired shots from a vehicle in the 1400-block of E. 51st Ave. on Jan. 15 that struck another man approximately six times. The victim was hospitalized and is recovering from his injuries.

Clayton is not currently in police custody. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective William Fazekas at 219-881-1210 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.