Michigan City police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Friday.

At around 6:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Main and Elm Streets regarding a single vehicle crash. While enroute to the call, additional information was received which indicated several gunshots were heard just prior to the vehicle crashing.

The first responding units arrived on scene within two minutes of the dispatch. It was determined that a 35-year-old man had been operating a vehicle East on Main Street when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a residence in the 200 block of Elm. The residence was unoccupied at the time of the crash. The man was found to have suffered a gunshot wound prior to the crash occurring. He was transported via ambulance to Franciscan Hospital for medical treatment and later transferred to a hospital in South Bend for advanced care. Staff from Uniform Shift 2 and the Investigative Division worked throughout the evening and night collecting evidence and conducting interviews. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made yet.

This case was assigned to Sgt. Lendell Hood of the Investigative Division. The Michigan City Police Department would ask that anyone with information about this case to contact Sgt. Hood at (219) 874-3221 Ext. 1074 or by email at lhood@emichigancity.com. They would also like to remind the public that you can contact them via Facebook Messenger, through their crime tip hotline number of 219-873-1488, or you can also call the WeTip Hotline for General Crime (800) 78-CRIME and possibly receive a reward upon an arrest and conviction. All WeTip call information is sent directly to the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office. Police say you can always request to remain anonymous.