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Man injured in Merrillville shooting, police say

Man injured in Merrillville shooting, police say

STOCK Police - Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE — Police are investigating a shooting that injured a man near a Merrillville auto parts store Thursday afternoon.

Officers did not say what instigated the shooting or provide details about the victim, such as the man's name or age.

He was transported to a hospital for treatment, police said.

Join Tristan DeFord, Jami Rieck, and Nancy Zakutanksky on a shift working for Superior Ambulance in Merrillville.

According to police, the incident occurred around 4:15 p.m. in the 6100 block of Broadway.

Police received a firearm assault call and located the victim upon arriving at the scene.

Merrillville Police are encouraging anyone with information about the shooting to aid their ongoing investigation by contacting Detective Aaron Ridgway at 219-769-3531, or by email at


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