On Saturday, right before 2 a.m., members of the Michigan City Police Department heard gunshots in the Eastport Neighborhood along with receiving a 911 call that someone had been shot in the 200 block of Grace Street. Within moments of the call officers arrived at the scene to find 41-year-old Demetrice Taylor, a resident of Michigan City, deceased.
An immediate investigation ensued with assistance from the Investigative Division, the LaPorte County HIDTA Drug Task Force, and the LaPorte County Sheriff’s investigation team. A focus on neighbors, acquaintances, and relatives have been interviewed and police are continuing an in-depth investigation into this unfortunate incident.
If you have any information on the murder of Mr. Taylor, please contact lead Investigator, Detective Corporal Michelle Widelski at 874-3221 Ext. #1088 or email at Mwidelski@emichigancity.com
MCPD additionally maintains an on-going partnership with Michiana Crimestoppers where any information can be called into their hotline at (574) 288-STOP or 800-342-STOP .