One Dead After Hammond Shooting

In the early hours of February 10, at approximately 1:30 AM, the Hammond Police Department responded to a report of a shooting victim at Munster Community Hospital. Upon arrival, officers engaged with a witness who reported the incident occurred in the 1300 block of Sherman Street in Hammond. A white sedan could be seen at the entrance of the ER riddled with bullet holes in the hood and windshield. A crime scene was established at this location.

Preliminary findings revealed the presence of shell casings at the scene on Sherman Street. The investigation indicates that the victim was meeting with another individual when a gunfire exchange ensued. Subsequently, the victim was transported to the hospital by their brother. The victim succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The identity of the victim has not been released at the time of this posting.

Detectives are actively working on the case, and the investigation remains ongoing. The Hammond Police Department urges anyone with information related to this incident to contact Detective Sergeant Mike Nemcek at 219-852-2977.

The Hammond Police Department expresses their condolences to the victim’s family and emphasizes its commitment to ensuring a thorough and comprehensive investigation into this tragic event.

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