by Ken Davidson
The homicide toll in Gary rose again today after police were called to an alley in the 200 block of Tyler Street at 10:53 a.m. A coroner’s release identified the man as 55 year old Richard Lewis of Gary. The cause of death was homicide and the manner of death was multiple gunshot wounds, according to the report. Police reported that a concerned citizen discovered the body and called police. Upon arrival, police found that Lewis was unresponsive and showed no signs of life. The coroner was then called. Citizens who have information regarding the case are urged to call Corporal Mike Barnes at 219-881-7434.