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.