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LaPorte Man Fatally Shot in Michigan City

(Michigan City, IN) - A LaPorte man was shot to death in Michigan City over the weekend.

Police say 22-year-old Antonio Jesus Rivera was found dead inside a car Saturday night. The discovery was made after officers responded to a complaint of shots fired in the 200 block of Lake Hills Road near Washington Park.


Police say officers were en route when a car hit by gunfire crashed into a building just east of there at U.S 12 and Liberty Trail. That’s where Rivera was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat.

Police say the shooting and chain of events leading up to it remain under investigation but it appears to have been an isolated incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Michigan City Police.

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