Oak Lawn man gunned down at Gary food mart, officials say

2013-08-18T20:00:00Z 2013-10-26T17:33:39Z Oak Lawn man gunned down at Gary food mart, officials sayTimes Staff nwitimes.com
August 18, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

GARY | An Oak Lawn man was gunned down Sunday afternoon in Gary, officials said.

Mihid Abutemeh, 28, died at 1:10 p.m. from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to a release from the Lake County coroner's office. The death was ruled a homicide. The shooting happened at a food mart at 1650 Virginia St.

Gary police could not be reached for comment Sunday.

The food mart was closed Sunday. Four bottles of syrup for snow cones were left outside of the food mart along with a blue stuffed dog.

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