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Man, woman found shot at apartment complex

Man, woman found shot at apartment complex

STOCK Police - East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO — Two gunshot victims were found at an East Chicago apartment complex Friday afternoon.

Around 5:20 p.m. police were called to the 3800 block of Erie Court for a reported shooting, said East Chicago Lt. Jose Rivera. 

A male, unknown age, was shot in the leg and a female, unknown age, was shot in the buttocks, police said. The two were taken to a local hospital for treatments and their current conditions are unknown. 

East Chicago police are at the scene collecting evidence and limited information was available as the investigation is ongoing. 

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Anna Ortiz is the breaking news/crime reporter for The Times, covering crime, politics, courts and investigative news. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a major in journalism and minor in anthropology. 219-933-4194,

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