LaPorte City Police Department Investigates Reports of Gunfire


Officers from the LaPorte City Police Department are investigating reports of gunfire in the 200 block of E. Jefferson Avenue.

Residents reported hearing about five gunshots in the area on Saturday. One witness told police that a muzzle flash was seen coming from the area. Others reported seeing someone walking from the scene and a vehicle leaving the area.

Another witness told police that they saw two subjects yelling and running from the area shortly after hearing the gunfire.

Police returned to the area on Sunday where residents reported additional gunfire.

If you have any information about these incidents, call the LaPorte City Police Department at (219) 362-9446.