17-year-old shot in the face in East Chicago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. — A 17-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital after she was shot in the face.
Police said the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The teen was driving to her stepmother’s house when a man standing outside opened fire.
According to the Northwest Indiana Times, the teen was recently reported as missing from Hammond.
The 17-year-old crashed her car into a van and tried to run to her stepmother’s home before she collapsed.
Police said the teen was not the intended target.
No one was taken into custody.