The Porter County
Sheriff’s Police has released the name of the woman fatally shot early
Friday morning at a Center Township residence.
The victim was
identified as Melinda Lindsey, 23, of Valparaiso.
police, at 6:19 a.m. officers were dispatched to a home in the 500 block of
Ind. 149 after shots were reported inside the residence. On their arrival,
officers found Lindsey with a gunshot wound to the head, police said.
transported to Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus in Gary, where she later
believe this is an isolated incident,” PCSP Sgt. Larry LaFlower said after
deadline on Friday. “The investigation is still ongoing at this time.”
LaFlower told the Chesterton Tribune that there were no new
developments in the case over the weekend.
information about the shooting is urged to contact Det. Com. Eric Jones at
(219) 477-3136. Anonymous tips may be left at WeTip at (800) 782-7463.