Merrillville shooting injures one, damages vehicles, buildings, police say

MERRILLVILLE — One person was injured and bullets struck two vehicles and two buildings during a shooting Saturday night in Merrillville, police said.

Officers responded to shots fired around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of 61st Avenue and Harrison Street.

Police said their preliminary investigation found one person at the scene with minor injuries, as well as bullet damage to the vehicles and buildings, one of which was an apartment building.

The Merrillville Police Department urges anyone with information about the shooting to contact Detective S. Buck at 219-769-3722, ext. 348 or by email to [email protected]

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