Couple riding mo-ped shot by group of teens, Gary cops say

2012-05-15T19:30:00Z Couple riding mo-ped shot by group of teens, Gary cops sayBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
May 15, 2012 7:30 pm  • 

GARY | A man and a woman were shot in Gary on Monday night after a dispute with a group of teens outside a store, police said.

According to police, a 31-year-old man was riding east with his 26-year-old girlfriend on the back of his mo-ped at 9 p.m. when a group of teens left a store on the corner of West 15th Avenue and Roosevelt Place and threw something, then started shooting at the couple.

Bullets struck the man in the right arm and the woman in the lower right leg. Both were taken to the Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary for treatment.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to call Gary police Detective James Nielson at (219) 881-4754.

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