GARY — A 35-year-old man died in a homicide late Sunday, according to the Lake County coroner.

Jeriel Odie, of Merrillville, was pronounced dead at 12:11 a.m. — almost an hour after the coroner's office arrived on scene in 600 block of Adams Street. His cause of death was listed as multiple gunshot wounds.

Assisting agencies included Gary police, Lake County CSI, Merrillville police and Lake County Metro Homicide Unit.

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