Watch CBS News

Man Killed In Portage Shooting

CHICAGO (STMW) -- A 28-year-old man died early Christmas Day after he was shot in Portage, Indiana.

Joshua Smith, of the 2400 block of Wells Street in Lake Station, was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m. Dec. 25 at Methodist Northlake Hospital in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner's office.

Smith was shot in the 5400 block of Mulberry Avenue in Portage, the coroner's office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

Additional details on the shooting was not immediately available.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2015. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.