Second man arrested in 2021 Michigan City shooting investigation

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. - A second man was arrested for his role in an August 2021 shooting that left 34-year-old Leland Collins dead, the Michigan City Police Department announced.

Clarence Sims, 40, of Michigan City was arrested on July 20 on one count of aiding, inducing or causing murder.

On August 9, 2021, officers were called to the 1500 block of E. Michigan Boulevard regarding a person shot in the parking lot.

At the scene, police found Collins suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Collins died from his injuries at the hospital.

Clarence Sims is being held on a $1,000,005 cash bond.

He is due in court on July 26.

Lamar Friend, 41, of La Porte, was charged with murder and attempted murder on July 12.

He was arrested on July 14.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Lt. Anna Painter at 219-874-3221 ext. 1077 or at

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