Gary Police shoot and kill man in traffic stop

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GARY, Ind. — A man was killed after shots were fired during a police traffic stop Saturday morning.

Around 3 a.m., Gary police officers were involved in a shooting during a traffic stop in the area of East 23rd Avenue and Kentucky Street.

25-year-old Rashad Cunningham was shot and killed. No officers were injured.

A woman who did not want to be identified said she did not hear any gunshots, but she saw the active scene and flashing lights.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.


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