Incident

4-17-2019 Indiana Merrillville 1-1

Location

April 17, 2019

6000 block of Harrison St
Merrillville, Indiana
Geolocation: 41.5093, -87.3462

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jalen Sherwood
  • Age: 20
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Unlawful purchase/sale

Notes

Shot multiple times; gun trade gone bad; charges dropped against Ja’Vaughn Sease, 21, w/o prejudice;

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: 223 Rem [AR-15]
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

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