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UPDATE: Man fatally shot in Sauk Village, police say

UPDATE: Man fatally shot in Sauk Village, police say

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A Lake County coroner’s van in this file photo.

A 34-year-old Chicago man was pronounced dead early Sunday at Franciscan Health Dyer after being fatally shot in Sauk Village.

Alvin Arrington III was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m., the Lake County coroner said.

Join Tristan DeFord, Jami Rieck, and Nancy Zakutanksky on a shift working for Superior Ambulance in Merrillville.

Sauk Village police responded around 2 a.m. to KYS Boutique and Beauty Bar, 1705 Sauk Trail, for a gunshot victim. Responding officers rendered medical aid and Arrington was transported to the Dyer hospital.

The South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force is assisting Sauk Village police detectives with the investigation. Police believe this to be an isolated incident with no threat to or involvement with local residents.

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Kale is a photojournalist and digital producer with the Times. He is a Region native, hailing from Schererville. He shoots photos, writes feature stories and produces Byline, a Times podcast. Email: Phone: 219-933-3393

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