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GARY — A 19-year-old man died Wednesday after a possible accidental shooting, officials said.

Antonio Sessum, 19, of Gary, suffered a gunshot wound about 4:20 p.m. in an alley in the 4100 block of Broadway, according to the Lake County coroner's office and police.

Sessum was taken to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus, where he was pronounced dead about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Police are investigating the shooting as accidental.

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

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