Police Investigate Shooting in LaPorte


Officers from the LaPorte City Police Department are looking for more information in a shooting early this morning at Ellian’s Pub/Avenue Bar in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue.

Witnesses told police that an African American man confronted another African American man which escalated into gunfire. The victim was shot once and the suspect fled the establishment in an unknown vehicle.

No arrests have been made but there is a person of interest in the case.

The victim is in critical condition in IU Health LaPorte Hospital.

If you have any information about this case, contact Detective Jim Ferguson with the LaPorte City Police Department (219) 362-9446 ext. 207.