Indiana shooting leaves 4-year-old dead, pregnant mom hurt

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say a shooting in northwestern Indiana has killed a 4-year-old Gary boy and left his pregnant mother hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

Gary police responding to reports of a shooting at a residence early Monday found the wounded boy, who was pronounced dead at a hospital.

WLS-TV reports that the child's 27-year-old mother was hospitalized after being shot in the arm and suffering a graze wound to her face. Police have not released details on what might have led to the shooting in the city about 30 miles southeast of Chicago.

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