GARY | A Gary woman told police she returned home from an errand Wednesday morning to find her husband dead in what investigators have ruled a homicide.
Thomas Mallory, 39, of the 5600 block of West 37th Avenue, was pronounced dead at his home at 9 a.m., according to a news release from the Lake County coroner's office.
The cause of death was listed as a single gunshot wound to the neck. The death has been ruled a homicide.
According to Cpl. Gabrielle King, at 7:42 a.m., police responded to a home in the 5600 block of West 37th Avenue for a call of a man down. When officers arrived, the homeowner told them she went to the grocery store and when she came home, found her husband bleeding and unresponsive.
Police are asking anyone with information on the case to contact Gary Police Detective Alex Jones at (219) 881-7477.