Gary Murder Claims Illinois Man
August 19, 2013 — Gary’s 36th murder of the year has claimed an Illinois man.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office says 28-year-old Mihid Abutemeh died of an apparent homicide yesterday.
Coroner’s records show he died at a food mart at 1650 Virginia Street where he was pronounced dead at 1:10 p.m.
The coroner says Abutemeh was a 28-year-old Oak Lawn Illinois man who sustained a gunshot wound to his chest.
Gary is averaging more than one murder per week this year, compared to 43 homicides for 20-12.