GARY — A 57-year-old man was found dead late Thursday in the city's East Glen Park section, officials said.
James D. Franklin, of Gary, died from a gunshot wound in a homicide, according to the Lake County coroner's office.
Gary police were dispatched about 10:45 p.m. to the 4200 block of Kentucky Street for a report of shots fired, Lt. Dawn Westerfield said.
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Officers arrived and found a man in the street with gunshot wounds.
Franklin was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:50 p.m., a coroner's release said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855. To remain anonymous, call 866-CRIME-GP.