by Ken Davidson
The office of Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has confirmed that the victim in a December 27 homicide as 24 year old Trammel Harper of Gary. The report states that coroner investigators were called to the 2200 block of Georgia Street at 9:40 pm. The cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds.
At approximately 9:00 p.m. the Gazette began receiving reports of a homicide in the 2100 block of Georgia Street in Gary. Gary police were reportedly searching for a suspect in a late model grand prix. King Carter was the first to report this incident. Others have subsequently verified it, including family members of the victim.
King Carter has since reported that the driver of the Grand Prix was apprehended. We have not received confirmation of that from the Gary Police Department at this time.