Incident

4-17-2019 Indiana Merrillville 1-1

Location

April 17, 2019

7500 block of Hendricks St
Merrillville, Indiana
Geolocation: 41.4813, -87.3804

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dennis Ward
  • Age: 27
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Kafele L. Ward-Brown
  • Age: 20
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Domestic Violence

Notes

Victim in home wounded, died in hospital; children in home; victim's brother tried, convicted;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 2
State House District: 14