GARY | A 19-year-old man was shot Tuesday after a fight broke out in the area of 17th Avenue and Harrison Street, police said.
Police said the run-in occurred about 7:30 p.m. while the victim was walking with friends. They were approached by several men, and an altercation began.
A short time after the fight, the man heard shots and then felt a burning pain and knew then he had been shot, police said.
The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, police said. His condition was not available Wednesday.