HAMMOND – Two additional men have been charged in connection with the 2013 death of a Gary man who was shot during a home invasion.
Bruce “Casper” Hendry, 30, of Hobart, and James “Dough Boy” Landrum, were indicted May 19 by federal grand jury. The superseding indictment was unsealed Tuesday. Mark “Knuckles” Cherry, 21, of Lake Station, was named in the initial indictment filed in April.
The U.S. attorney’s office on Wednesday did not yet have age and last known address information for Landrum. Federal court records show Landrum and Hendry were arrested Tuesday in Hobart.
Both men are accused of using a firearm as part of a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana and to commit a robbery.
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Rolando A. Correa, 22, of Gary, was shot during the incident and later died at a hospital.
Cherry was wounded in the shooting. He had faced charges In Lake Criminal Court in connection with the Dec. 1, 2013, home invasion in the 6200 block of West 29th Avenue in Gary.
The Lake County prosecutor’s office on Wednesday dropped charges of murder, two counts of attempted murder, attempted robbery, criminal confinement and two counts of battery by means of a deadly weapon against Cherry.
Prosecutors filed the motion to dismiss because of Cherry’s federal indictment, according to online Lake County court records.