Updated: September 22, 2014 12:25PM
GARY--A Gary man was shot and killed Tuesday night in his car, becoming the second homicide victim in two days.
Antonio Jackson, 22, of the 400 block of Lincoln Street, was shot about 7:45 p.m. as he drove in the 4800 block of Georgia Street. He crashed into a tree and police found him there.
He was pronounced dead at 7:45 p.m., a news release from the Lake County coroner states.
Police cordoned off an entire block as they gathered evidence from the scene.
Jackson was killed about 1 1/2 miles from the scene where Gerald Mathews, 37, was shot dead late Monday night.
Detectives Cpl. James Nielsen and Daryl Gordon are investigating both shooting deaths. Anyone with information can call Nielsen at (219) 881-4754 or Gordon at (219) 881-7545.