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Suspect Develops in Weekend Bar Shooting

(La Porte, IN) - La Porte Police are investigating a shooting at a downtown bar over the weekend. 


Early Saturday morning, officers responded to Lucky Bar at 1004 Lincolnway on a report of a disturbance.  Upon arrival, police said a man was found with a gunshot wound.  The victim was last reported in stable condition at I.U. Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, police said.


Police said multiple witnesses identified the suspect, who fled prior to the arrival of officers.  Arrest warrants are currently being sought for the suspect.


The names of the people involved and other details about the case are being withheld at this time because of the ongoing investigation, police said.  Police also said the shooting appears to be an isolated incident and there is no immediate threat to the public at this time.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sargent Victor Aguilar at the La Porte Police Dapartment.  Hometown News Now is following this story and will offer additional details as they become available.

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