GARY — A 26-year-old man was allegedly shot on the 600 block of Rutledge Street Monday afternoon.

Police received a report of about seven shots fired in the area about 1:35 p.m., Cmdr. Jack Hamady said. Almost 10 minutes later, officers had an additional report of a gunshot victim injured in that area who took himself to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary.

Bullet casings were found near a black Cadillac at Rutledge Street and West Sixth Avenue, Hamady said. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 219-881-1210. To remain anonymous, call 866-CRIME-GP.

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Olivia is the morning cops/breaking news reporter at The Times. She spends her time monitoring traffic and weather reports, scanning crime logs and reading court documents. The Idaho native and University of Idaho grad has been with The Times since 2019.