On Monday, officers from the La Porte Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 1100 blk. of Clay St. around 9:30 p.m. for a report of a possible shooting. One female victim was located inside the residence with what appeared to be at least one gunshot wound. Initial reports are that there was a verbal altercation between the female victim and male suspect who fled prior to officers arrival. Officers rendered aid to the victim and secured the scene for detectives. The female victim is in stable condition at a hospital in Indianapolis. At this time it appears that the suspect and victim were familiar with each other and that this was an isolated incident. This is an ongoing investigation and no additional information is available at this time as detectives from the La Porte Police Department continue to work this case.
Anyone with any information in regards to the incident is asked to call Detective Bowman or Detective Sergeant Airy at the La Porte Police Department (219)362-9446.