Police: Man carrying gun with no permit fired shots in Gary

2013-07-25T20:45:00Z 2013-07-26T00:24:23Z Police: Man carrying gun with no permit fired shots in GarySteven Ross Johnson Times Correspondent nwitimes.com
July 25, 2013 8:45 pm  • 

GARY | A 19-year-old man was arrested on gun charges Wednesday night after police said they found him carrying a handgun in the 5300 block of West 19th Avenue.

Davante Clark, of Gary, was arrested on charges of possession of a gun with no permit and criminal recklessness, police said.

The incident occurred about 11:27 p.m., as officers were responding to the sound of gunshots, according to reports.

Police said officers were searching the area to find a shooter when they came in contact with a group of young men who were walking away from where the shots were heard.

Officers questioned the group and found Clark had a handgun in his possession, police said.

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