While officers were en route, the woman told dispatchers the man had broken out a window and she discharged her firearm but was unsure if she shot him, police said.
Justen Prugh, a 39-year-old Valparaiso man, died after collapsing while at work at the steel mill, according to the Lake County coroner's office.
Police found the man on the floor inside a gas station after responding to a report of a gunshot victim, an official said.
Anyone with information with information about the homicides is asked to call detectives 219-755-3855. To remain anonymous, call 866-CRIME-GP.
Police entered the back of the apartment, following a trail of blood.
The Lake County coroner's office was dispatched around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to 7100 97th Ave. in Merrillville.
The crash occurred when the driver of a minivan struck a car turning into Uncle John's Flea Market on U.S. 41, police said.
In Lake County there were 68 crash deaths in 2021, compared to 57 in 2020.
A fellow officer rushed the injured officer to the University of Chicago.
Authorities believe Derrick Davis was in a silver Hyundai Sonata when a suspect opened fire on him.
The white male in his 20s was believed to be wearing white high-top Fila sneakers, which police provided a photo of.
The driver refused to pull over and in an attempt to flee, cut off another vehicle and drove through alley ways.
The investigation is ongoing by Gary police and anyone with information can contact 866-CRIME-GP.
Anyone with information on this person's death is asked to contact Gary/Metro Homicide Unit Sgt. William Poe at 219-755-3855.
A 54-year-old man was killed after an April 7 apartment fire at the Renaissance Towers at 524 Michigan St. in Hammond.
The woman stated that the man had punched her in the face after parking at the gas station, court records said.
Merrillville police were dispatched to the crash and found a vehicle had run off the road and hit numerous bushes and trees, an official said.
The Lake County Coroner's office released details on the mother and baby, who died after the vehicle they were riding in crashed into a semitrailer.
Family members initially provided a false story to police, authorities said.
A man will return to Illinois to face trial in the murder case of a Wheeling mother whose 1-year-old daughter was found in a Hammond pond last week.
The Lake County coroner's office was scheduled to conduct an autopsy Friday on the 1-year-old girl found in a Hammond retention pond Thursday; information on the cause of death has not yet been released.
Authorities have been searching for Jaclyn “Angel” Dobbs, who went missing after her mother, Ja’nya Murphy, was found dead in her apartment in Wheeling.