Lake County Sheriff’s Department officers are investigating an apparent bank robbery at First Midwest Bank at Ridge & Cleveland in Gary, according to The Lake County Sheriff’s Department. Ridge Road is shut down between Cleveland and Grant for undetermined amount of time.
A security guard is believed to have been approached outside then ambushed by a gun man and killed, according to police. An ongoing search for two men possibly carrying long barrel guns is ongoing South of Ridge.
The investigation is ongoing and details are subject to change. Lake County Sheriff’s Department is handling the lead on this investigation. FBI, ATF, Conservation Officers, and Gary Police could be seen investigating as well.