2 teens fatally shot at Indiana apartment complex

By The Associated Press

MERRILLVILLE — Police are investigating the shooting deaths of two Gary teens outside an apartment complex.

The Lake County Coroner’s Office identifies the victims of the shootings early Sunday in Merrillville as 16-year-old Rickey J. Nelson and 18-year-old Jamar Hines. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports a Lake County Police report says officers were called before 3 a.m. on a report of more than 15 gunshots heard in the area.

A Merrillville Police officer reported finding a car riddled with gunshots, with one victim lying on a passenger floorboard and another lying outside the vehicle.

No arrests have been made.

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