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Person shot at Hammond park, police say

Person shot at Hammond park, police say

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HAMMOND — One person was wounded by a gunshot wound to the hand in the area of a Hammond Park around 8 p.m. Saturday evening. 

Police responded to a shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, which is in the 1000 block of Highland Street, confirmed Lt. Steve Kellogg. 

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Hammond police have taken one person into custody a of Saturday night, Kellogg said. 

Police said no other details were immediately available and the investigation is ongoing. No other injuries were reported. 

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Night Crime/Breaking News Reporter

Anna Ortiz is the breaking news/crime reporter for The Times, covering crime, politics, courts and investigative news. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a major in journalism and minor in anthropology. 219-933-4194,

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