Law and Order Gary
March 15, 2012 4:14PM
Updated: April 19, 2012 8:16AM
Teen shot in dispute in backyard
A 15-year-old Tolleston boy was shot in the thigh Thursday morning outside his home.
Jarod Johnson, of the 1600 block of West 10th Avenue, was in the backyard with his dog and a handgun when he was confronted by other teens, police said.
The victim tried to strike one of the teens with the gun, but instead he lost control and the assailant grabbed the gun and shot Johnson as he tried to run into his house.
Detective Cpl. Michael Barnes is investigating.
South Bend man shot by passing car
As he walked from a friend’s Oak Knoll Renaissance apartment early Thursday, a South Bend man said he was shot multiple times by the driver of a passing car, Cpl. Gabrielle King said.
Reggie Gray, 22, said he was in the 4300 block of West 23rd Avenue about 1:30 a.m. when he saw a dark car with tinted windows pass him. The driver fired shots in his direction, wounding him, police said.
Gray required surgery for his gunshot wounds. Detective Cpl. James Nielsen is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information can call him at 881-4754.
Brothers lead chase in stolen car
Three Indianapolis teens are in custody after leading police on a chase in a stolen car through the city’s west side earlier this week.
Brothers Tyron and Tyshaune Kincaid and Timothy Cotrell eventually jumped out and ran from Cpl. Javier Garza who initially saw the beige Mercury speeding and signalled for the driver to stop.
After speeding through stop signs on 19th Avenue near Hendricks and Jennings streets, the driver, later identified as Tyshaune Kincaid, 16, crashed into a parked car, spokeswoman Cpl. Gabrielle King said.
The trio jumped out and ran with several police in pursuit.
Cpl. John Artibey and his K-9 partner Loki joined in the chase and helped locate the brothers.
Lt. Jack Arnold and Patrolman Jamal Milton apprehended Cotrell.
Tyron Kincaid, 17, was wearing an ankle bracelet for home detention, police said.
Cmdr. Sean Jones saw one of the teen drop a bag with 11 smaller bags of marijuana on the ground during the arrest. Police also seized a scale.
The car had been stolen Feb. 29 during a burglary in Indianapolis.