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Person shot in back this morning in Michigan City
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Person shot in back this morning in Michigan City

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MICHIGAN CITY — One person was struck in the back after shots were fired in the 100 block of Edward Street early Friday morning, police said.

The Michigan City Police Department responded to the area about 5:15 a.m. and found a person with a gunshot wound. The person was transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

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Little additional information was available, according to Sgt. Steve Forker, who said detectives were on scene interviewing potential witnesses and attempting to identify a suspect or suspects.

Any witnesses and anyone with surveillance video cameras in the area is asked to contact Sgt. Anna Painter at 219-874-3221, ext. 1077, or by email at


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Andy is a staff writer with The Times covering public safety and breaking news. Contact him at or 219-933-3250.

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