GARY — The Gary Police Department is investigating after a 2-year-old was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother.
According to police, officers responded to Northlake Methodist Hospital on reports of a toddler shot on Friday. The shooting reportedly happened in the 2100 block of Georgia Street.
Gary police say the shooting is a result of the older child finding a loaded gun in the house.
“The Gary Police Department asks that all gun owners secure their firearms in a gun box or with a gun lock,” the department said in a statement.
No additional information has yet been provided.