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MERRILLVILLE — Police arrested a suspect late Tuesday in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and another person wounded, officials said.

Ryan Halbe, 27, was killed in the shooting, which stemmed from a family dispute inside a home in the 2400 block of West 61st Place, Merrillville police Cmdr. Jeff Rice said.

Merrillville police responded about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to the home for a report of two gunshot victims, Rice said.

Halbe was taken to Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus in Merrillville, where he was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound at 9:58 p.m.

The other wounded person underwent surgery at a local hospital, Rice said.

Police were told a suspect ran from the home, so officers searched the area with help from a Crown Point police K-9.

Police found the suspect at an undisclosed location and took him into custody with help from the K-9. Charges were pending, police said.

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Sarah covers crime, federal courts and breaking news for The Times. She joined the paper in 2004 after graduating from Purdue University Calumet.