LaPorte Man Allegedly Fires Gun at Passing Train


A case has been forwarded to the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s office that provides the details of a LaPorte man who allegedly fired two gun shots in the 1400 block of Lake Street.

On Friday, March 28, LaPorte police officers found a man sitting in a chair outside an abandoned building. The 20-year-old man reportedly told officers that he was upset over some personal issues. He denied having any weapons, but police found two knives in his pockets and a .357 revolver in his pocket along with ammunition.

He allegedly admitted to firing two shots at a passing freight train in order to unwind.

The weapon was confiscated and the case remains under investigation. The LaPorte County Prosecutor will consider charges in this matter.