GARY | An 18-year-old man was gunned down early Thursday in the Aetna section of Gary, police said.
Norman Eskew suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the 1100 block of Hamilton Place, where he died as a result of an apparent homicide, according to the Lake County coroner's office.
Eskew, of the 5100 block of Jefferson Street, was pronounced dead at 3 a.m. Thursday in the street, officials said.
Investigators believe he was the intended target in the shooting and may have been running from the gunman, police said.
Gary Detective James Nielsen is investigating the case. Police ask anyone with information to call Nielsen at (219) 881-4754.