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Elderly woman found fatally shot at Gary casino

A 76 year-old woman is found shot to death at Majestic Star Casinos in Gary, Indiana on Friday.

Mary Austgen, of the 9100 block of Maple Street in St. John, Indiana, was found in a parking garage just after 3 a.m. She was discovered in the 2D parking garage at 1 Buffington Harbor Drive.

No arrests have been made, and no word on a motive.

The Lake County Crime Lab, the Gary Police Department, and the Griffith Police Department are investigating. The victim owns a business in Griffith, called “Austgen Fleet Service.”

WGN News Writer C. Hayes published this story.

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2 Comments to “Elderly woman found fatally shot at Gary casino”

    Don Mega said:
    March 29, 2013 at 1:30 PM

    Somebody must have robbed her, smdh. Have to be afraid to win? Unheard of

    Spec investigator said:
    March 29, 2013 at 7:27 PM

    Where was Billy Beaver last night?

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