A person was shot to death while allegedly attempting a robbery Friday morning in northwest Indiana.
Police responded about 7:30 a.m. to the home in the 6400 block of Woodward Avenue in Hammond, Indiana, where they found the male inside the home with multiple gunshot wounds in his chest, according to a statement from Hammond police. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses said the male, whose age was unknown, entered the home and announced the robbery while threatening them with a gun, according to police. He then forced the occupants into the basement.
The robbery suspect did not see one occupant of the home, who got a handgun he keeps for self-defense and shot the suspect when he exited the basement and entered the kitchen, police said. The suspect’s identity has not been released.
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