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Homicide Declared in Fatal Shooting

(Michigan City, IN) - The latest fatal shooting in Michigan City has been declared a homicide. Michigan City Police today revealed there are no suspects at this time.


During the afternoon on Christmas Eve, hearing what they believed to be gunfire, officers responded to the area where they suspected the rounds were being fired.


London Long, 20, of Michigan City was soon discovered deceased on a sidewalk in the area of 11th and Wabash streets on the west side. La Porte County Coroner Lynn Swanson said Long died from an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body.


The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact lead detective Det. Mark Galetti at (219) 874-3221 ext. 1088. Galetti can also be mailed at mgaletti@emichigancity.com.


Information can also be shared on the department’s Crime Tip Hotline at (219) 873-1488 or the department’s Facebook page.

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