MERRILLVILLE | One person was wounded during a shooting early Sunday outside a Merrillville restaurant.
Police said a large disturbance broke out about 2 a.m. in the parking lot of Pepe's, 100 W. 61st Ave.
Shots were fired and one person was struck, police said. That person was taken to a local hospital by a friend. Police said the victim refused to be transported by an ambulance.
The victim and others who were in the parking lot at the time of the shooting have been uncooperative, police said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Merrillville police Detective Joseph Cooper at (219) 769-3531.