Two people are dead after separate shooting incidents in Hammond this afternoon. The Times reports around noon, a 20 year old man killed himself in the parking lot of McDonald's, in the 74-hundred block of Kennedy Avenue, and the death has been ruled a suicide.
Then around 4:30pm, one man was killed and another injured in a shooting in the 79-hundred block of Indianapolis Boulevard. According to the article, an alleged drug deal was taking place, when an argument began and a man in the backseat was shot in the head, and pushed out of the vehicle into the parking lot. The vehicle fled and was stopped by police on May Street, with one man taken into custody and the other transported for a gunshot wound to the leg, which reportedly occurred during the argument. No further information is available at this time.
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