GARY — Police are investigating after a Merrillville man was found dead early Saturday in the 1500 block of East 44th Avenue.
Lynon Armon Donte, 33, was pronounced dead at 6:15 a.m., according to the Lake County coroner's office. He died from a gunshot wound in a homicide, the office said.
Gary police responded to the area about 5 a.m. to find an unresponsive Donte in the street. Gary fire and police departments and Lake County CSI assisted the coroner's office.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Gary Detective James Bond of the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-955-3855. To remain anonymous, call the Gary Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.