M'ville cops seek information after 1 wounded in shooting

2012-11-19T20:15:00Z 2012-11-19T21:02:13Z M'ville cops seek information after 1 wounded in shootingTimes Staff nwitimes.com
November 19, 2012 8:15 pm  • 

MERRILLVILLE | Police are seeking information about a shooting Sunday that wounded a Merrillville man.

A "disturbance" between two people about 6:30 p.m. Sunday led to the shooting near the 6000 block of Jefferson Street, Merrillville police Detective Joe Cooper said.

Police didn't release details regarding what prompted the disturbance.

A Merrillville man suffered a gunshot wound near his hip, police said.

The man was taken to Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus for treatment. He was in stable condition Monday, Cooper said.

Police are searching for a white Pontiac that could have been used after the shooting, Cooper said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cooper at (219) 769-3531.

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