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GRIFFITH — Police said Monday they have identified a person of interest in a shooting last week that left a man in critical condition.

Griffith police opened an investigation Wednesday after they were notified of a man with a gunshot wound to the back being treated at a Gary hospital.

A woman who drove the man to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus told officers he called her and asked her to pick him up from the 1500 block of North Glenwood Street, which is in The Mansards apartment complex. She found him wounded inside a vehicle when she arrived, police said.

Detectives have determined the man, who is in his 30s, was shot in the 1400 block of North Glenwood, police Detective Cmdr. Keith Martin said.

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A person of interest has been identified, but that person was not in custody as of Monday afternoon, Martin said.

The man remained in critical condition Monday, he said.

The shooting is not believed to be random and might be related to another ongoing investigation, Martin said. It remained under investigation.

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