The Indiana State
Police is seeking the publicís help in identifying the shooter or shooters
who fired at a passenger vehicle on an I-65 off-ramp early this morning.
police, at 3:33 a.m. a 2015 Nissan Altima occupied by four persons was
northbound on I-65--after leaving a bar in Merrillville--when they heard
what sounded like gunfire. The driver exited I-65 and was on the ramp for
westbound I-80/94 when the Nissanís occupants heard more gunfire, police
A 46-year-old Gary
resident in the backseat sustained non-life threatening injuries and was
subsequently treated at Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus in Gary and
released, police said. The other three occupants--a 35-year-old Gary
resident, a 29-year-old Gary resident, and a 45-year-old Merrillville
resident--were not injured.
The Nissan itself
was struck at least three times in the rear, police said, and investigators
recovered multiple bullet casings on I-65 and from the off-ramp. The
Nissanís four occupants did observe a suspect vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet.
information about the shooting is asked to contact ISP Det. Gary Runde at