E.C. man shot to death in Hammond

2014-05-13T20:07:00Z 2014-07-22T16:18:07Z E.C. man shot to death in HammondLauri Harvey Keagle lauri.keagle@nwi.com, (219) 852-4311 nwitimes.com

HAMMOND | A 26-year-old East Chicago man was shot and killed in a vehicle in Hammond early Tuesday, officials said.

Kelvin Campbell Jr., 26, of the 3900 block of Catalpa Street, was pronounced dead at 2 a.m. in the 3600 block of Orchard Drive, Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey said.

The cause of death was listed as gunshot wounds suffered in a homicide.

Lt. Richard Hoyda, spokesman for the Hammond Police Department, said officers responded at 12:22 a.m. to a report of shots fired in the 3600 block of Orchard Drive. When officers arrived, they found Campbell in a red Chrysler dead from multiple gunshot wounds. 

Hoyda said the shots were fired into the vehicle and the victim appeared to have been targeted by the offender.

Hoyda asked anyone with information related to the homicide to contact Hammond detectives at (219) 852-2906.

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