Indiana shooting leaves four-year-old dead, pregnant mother hurt

GARY, INDIANA (AP) — A shooting in northwestern Indiana has killed a four-year-old Gary boy and left his pregnant mother hospitalised with gunshot wounds, police said.

Gary police responding to reports of a shooting at a residence about 1am yesterday found the wounded boy, who was pronounced dead at a hospital. The child’s 27-year-old mother was hospitalised after being shot in the arm and suffering a graze wound to her face, WLS-TV reported.

Police have not released details on what might have led to the shooting.