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GARY — A man found with a gunshot wound to the neck earlier this month in the city's Horace Mann neighborhood died last week at an Illinois hospital, officials said.

Warren Gates, 20, of Gary, was shot May 19 in the 2100 block of West Fifth Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. 

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Gary police found Gates after responding to a call at 8:50 p.m. May 19. Gates was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and later transferred to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead at 5:35 p.m. Thursday. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Gregory Wolf at (219) 881-1210 or the Crime Tip Line at (866) CRIME-GP.

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Northlake County Reporter

Lauren covers North Lake County government, breaking news, crime and environmental issues for The Times. She previously worked at The Herald-News in Joliet. She holds a master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting.