Gary teen charged in shooting at Griffith apartment complex

2012-09-24T17:15:00Z 2012-09-25T00:17:53Z Gary teen charged in shooting at Griffith apartment complexLauri Harvey Keagle lauri.keagle@nwi.com, (219) 852-4311 nwitimes.com

GRIFFITH | A 16-year-old Gary boy has been charged as a juvenile in the shooting of a Griffith teen Saturday night at The Mansards Apartments.

Officers were called at 9:39 p.m. Saturday to the 1800 block of North Arbogast Street for a report of an assault with a firearm, Griffith Police Chief Ron Kottka said.

When officers arrived, they found several people in the area and a 16-year-old male resident of the apartment complex with gunshot wounds, Kottka said.

The teen was taken to The Community Hospital in Munster with injuries that were not life-threatening, Kottka said. The boy's condition was not known Monday morning.

The Gary teen was charged as a juvenile in connection with the shooting, Kottka said.

Investigators are still working to determine what sparked the shooting and are continuing interviews with witnesses, he said.

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