Cops: Man shot following fight with several people in Gary

2013-08-21T20:10:00Z 2013-08-21T21:04:08Z Cops: Man shot following fight with several people in GarySteven Ross Johnson Times Correspondent
August 21, 2013 8:10 pm  • 

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.

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