Man arrested following Monday afternoon shooting in La Porte

LA PORTE, Ind. – One man was arrested following a shooting along East Lincolnway in La Porte Monday, the City of La Porte Police Department reported.

At 1:15 p.m., police were called to the 100 block of East Lincolnway for the report.

When officers arrived, they found a man in the road who suffered a gunshot wound to his foot.

Officers detained another man, later identified as Charles A. Turner, and collected a firearm at the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Turner was taken into custody and charged with the following:

  • Aggravated battery
  • Unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon
  • Battery
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Intimidation
  • Possession of cocaine
  • Possession of methamphetamine
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Resisting law enforcement  
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