GARY — A 21-year-old man died in a homicide early Tuesday, police say.
Damarius Carr, of Gary, was gunned down just after 2 a.m. in the 1200 block of Johnson Street near 12th Avenue in Gary — about two miles from his home on Jefferson Street.
An unidentified party took Carr to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary, where the coroner pronounced him dead at 2:29 a.m.
Gary police Lt. Dawn Westerfield said the investigation is ongoing and additional information is not available at this time.
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.
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