34-year-old Gary man found shot dead Sunday in vehicle

2010-01-31T20:00:00Z 34-year-old Gary man found shot dead Sunday in vehicleBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
January 31, 2010 8:00 pm  • 

GARY | A Gary man was found fatally shot inside a vehicle at 21st Avenue and Pierce Street early Sunday in Gary.

Corey Cheairs, 34, of the 500 block of West 53rd Avenue, was shot multiple times and died as a result of the apparent homicide, a spokesman for Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot said.

Officials were called to the scene just before 4:30 a.m. Cheairs' death was certified at 4:58 a.m.

Gary police and the Lake County police crime lab are investigating.

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