Two people shot in unrelated incidents in Michigan City over the weekend

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.— Two people were injured in unrelated shootings over Halloween weekend, according to the Michigan City Police Department.

On October 31, around 11 p.m., officers were sent to the hospital for a gunshot victim that had arrived to the emergency room.

Officers found a 26-year-old man with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Police learned the shooting had occurred at a Michigan City bar but the information could not be corroborated and it remains under investigation.

The next day, around 3:15 a.m., officers were sent to the Crown Food Mart on E. Michigan Boulevard regarding a large crowd that had gathered in the parking lot.

Officers reported hearing several gunshots as they arrived on scene. They also saw multiple vehicles leave the area.

About 15 people were still gathered in the parking lot when police arrived.

A deputy with the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office then initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on Cleveland Avenue.

The deputy approached the vehicle and found a 24-year-old gunshot victim in the backseat.

The driver was taking the victim to the hospital, police said.

Officers discovered the victim had been shot near Crown Food Mart and was treated for a non-life threatening injury.

Both shootings remain under investigation but police do not believe they are related.

No suspects have been arrested.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to contact Corporal Hood at 219-874-3221 Ext. 1074 or Corporal Corley at ext. 1073.

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