Incident

1-09-2019 Indiana Griffith 1-5

Location

January 09, 2019

Park West Apartments
Incident Address
Griffith, Indiana

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Alayna Ortiz
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Armed Robbery
  • Name: Giovante M Galloway
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Armed Robbery
  • Name: Juarez Rogers
  • Age: 48
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Armed Robbery
  • Name: Elrice L Williams
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Armed Robbery
  • Name: Joe C Pittman Jr
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Armed Robbery
  • Name: Joshua Wright
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Crime occurs, victim shoots subject/suspect/perpetrator
  • Drug involvement
  • Armed robbery with injury/death and/or evidence of DGU found

Notes

woman shot, killed in drug robbery by group of men; woman's bf targeted, not injured; subject Wright killed 2/2019; Galloway, Rogers took plea agreements, 3/8/23, 20 yrs; Williams, Pittman Jr both convicted by jury: murder, armed robbery, burglary 02/01/23; Williams/ 97 yrs; Pittman/ 94 yrs;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

Sources

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 1
State House District: 12