GARY | Police said a 17-year-old motorist was shot as he was driving along the 4400 block of Delaware Street last week.
Gary police spokeswoman Cpl. Gabrielle King said the victim said the incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. April 2. The teen was driving north on Delaware when he reportedly heard shots, and knew immediately he had been struck.
The victim reportedly drove himself home, where he then called for someone who transported him to an area hospital for treatment. Police have asked anyone with information to contact Gary police Detective Alex Jones at (219) 881-7477.