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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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Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Gregory Wolf at 219-881-1210. To remain anonymous, call 866-CRIME-GP.

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