(Michigan City, IN) - There’s another gunshot victim in Michigan City.
Early Tuesday afternoon, police were called on a report of a female suffering an apparent self-inflicted gunshot in the 400 block of Vail St. on the city’s north side.
So far, police have not released details but the preliminary investigation indicated the shooting happened somehow by accident.
According to police, officers have responded to about 100 shots fired calls already this year.
Nine people now have been wounded this year in cases involving the use of guns in Michigan City and there’s been one fatality.
Last year, police said officers responded to nearly 400 reports of gunshots fired or more than 40 percent higher than 2019.