EAST CHICAGO | A 34-year-old Hammond man was shot and killed in East Chicago on Saturday afternoon in a case police believe was an act of self-defense.
Isaac R. Thomas, of the 7200 block of Arkansas Avenue, was pronounced dead at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago at 12:48 p.m. Saturday, Lake County coroner's office investigators said.
The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound suffered in a homicide in the 4000 block of Grand Boulevard in East Chicago.
East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker the shooting appeared to be in retaliation for a domestic disturbance Friday in Hammond. A woman was assaulted in the Hammond case, he said.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
East Chicago, IN
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