(Photo Courtesy of the US Marshals Service)
A 20 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office on numerous charges, including attempted murder, is the US Marshals, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force's “Fugitive of the Week”. Eric Martel Johnson is accused of shooting a man several times about an hour after being observed threatening the victim on May 3rd, 2013. Johnson has been known to reside in the 27-hundred block of Delaware, and 27th and Virginia in Gary.
Anyone with information on Eric Johnson and his whereabouts may contact task force investigators by calling toll-free (888) 805-6119 or by texting “capture” to Tip411 (847411). All tipsters will remain anonymous.