Law and order: Gary
Man dies in shooting during walk to store
Richard Taylor, 25, died after being shot while walking to the store.
At around 9:15 p.m. Monday, Taylor left his residence in the 3700 block of Oakdale Drive. Between 9:20 p.m. and 9:55 p.m. he was shot in front of 913 Aetna St. and died a short time later.
Cpl. James Nielsen is investigating: 881-4754.
Shootout sends 1 to emergency room
A 24-year-old was sent to the hospital Monday after a shootout in the 700 block of Hamlin Street.
Tommie Lee Young was walking south on Hamlin Street around 11:15 a.m. when a gray Chevy with tinted windows pulled up near him. Young told police he waved at the vehicle. Riders in the car opened fire and he pulled out his gun and returned fire. Young was treated for injuries at the scene and transported to the emergency room.
Officers found what they suspected to be the vehicle, which was on fire, near the 800 block of Mount Street.
Detective Cpl. Mike Barnes is investigating: 881-7434.