GARY — A 19-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Wednesday in the city's Horace Mann neighborhood, police said.
Gary police responded about 4 p.m. to several reports of shots fired in the area of West Fifth Avenue and Hayes Street, Cmdr. Jack Hamady said.
A short time later, police were called to nearby Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus because the man had arrived with a gunshot wound, he said.
The man told police he was in the area when he heard gunshots, started running and realized he'd been shot in the arm.
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