GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police in northwestern Indiana have fatally shot a man during a traffic stop.
Gary Police Lt. Dawn Westerfield says officers were conducting the traffic stop about 3 a.m. Saturday when the shooting occurred.
The Lake County Coroner's Office issued a news release identifying the man as 25-year-old Rashad Cunningham. It ruled the death a homicide. It says the man was pronounced dead at 4:30 a.m.
Westerfield didn't release information on the circumstances leading up to the shooting. She said no Gary police officers were injured.