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GARY — A 68-year-old man was shot and killed Monday night at his home in the city's Horace Mann neighborhood, according to the Lake County coroner's office.

Ronald Richardson was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound at the scene in the 300 block of Taft Street, a coroner's release said. 

Gary police were dispatched to the area at 7 p.m., records show.

Police have not yet released information on the homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Gary/Lake County Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855. To remain anonymous, call 866-CRIME-GP.


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