Officials stated no firearms were involved in the matter, despite rumors.
The School City of East Chicago said that e-learning has been extended through Monday to accommodate safety training and to allow time to alleviate any safety concerns.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Isaac Washington at email@example.com or 219-391-8318. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the tip line at 219-391-8500.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Detective Migeul Pena at 219-391-8318.
Police said the driver intentionally struck the squad car in an attempt to flee from officers.
He was arrested near his home on the 5600 block of Baring Avenue in East Chicago's Roxana District.
The victim was taken from a local hospital to the University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment.
Five males face charges after they were arrested following a report of gunshots being fired in an East Chicago neighborhood.
Police found the boy shot in his ankle after they were dispatched about 5:30 p.m. to Guthrie and Elm streets for a report of shots fired, said East Chicago police Lt. Brian Paine.
A judge granted the bond reduction after the defendant agreed to cooperate with pretrial supervision, seek mental health treatment and avoid contact with the police officers involved in the case.
Several firearms, key fobs and electronics were found in a stolen Dodge Durango after its driver crashed into another car during an attempt to evade police early Thursday, an official said.
Police have issued several warnings and citations to East Chicago landlords in violation of the ordinance.
At 7:39 a.m. Thursday a passerby called 911, reporting that a man was seen jumping from the draw bridge near Indianapolis Boulevard and Riley Road into the Indiana Harbor Canal, police said.
Pending the investigation, the officer has been assigned to desk duty.
The 18-year-old had an arrest warrant for auto theft and a history of resisting law enforcement, police said.
Police searched the vehicle and suspected marijuana and a small white dog was found inside.
The East Chicago officer was not harmed but the squad car sustained damage.
The crash involved a vehicle that collided into two parked vehicles.
Chicago police negotiators and the S.W.A.T team were called out and after two hours the suspect finally got out of his vehicle.
The boy was a 17-year-old from East Chicago, the Lake County coroner's office reported.
After testing the substances, it was found that there were 30.8 grams of heroin and 26.9 grams of cocaine in the vehicle, court records said.
East Chicago police have received several calls in the last couple of days from victims whose personal information has been hijacked.
A Northwest Indiana man found shot to death in East Chicago's Harbor section Sunday morning died by suicide, police said, changing earlier information in which police had reported it was a homicide.