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.
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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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, email@example.com