In a story WIMS is following, on Tuesday at around 12:53pm, a report of multiple gunshots occurred in the 200 block of Karwick Road. Police discovered that the victim, 18 year old Dareon Brown was transported in a private vehicle to the hospital. According to witnesses the suspect fled on foot from the scene. Once at Franciscan hospital the victim was immediately pronounced deceased. As of this time the suspect is still at large. Police personnel with the assistance of witness statements, are actively pursuing the whereabouts of the suspect. Due to the proximity, Michigan City area schools were immediately notified of the incident and the suspect at large. Chief Mark Swistek is saddened with this tragic incident and is encouraging anyone with information or knowledge of this incident to please call the Crime Tip Hotline at (219) 873-1488, or Lead Detective Arwen LaMotte at 873-1465 Ext. #1081.
December 19th, 2018|Local News|