In Schererville, Indiana, just before midnight on a recent night, a sports bar named Longshots Sports Bar was the site of an incident that left three people injured. A patrolling officer observed a large crowd fleeing from the bar and was informed by a witness that shots had been fired inside. The Schererville Police Department and neighboring law enforcement agencies responded to the scene and secured it. Upon arrival, three individuals were found with minor injuries caused by a ricocheting bullet fragment. They were treated by the Schererville Fire Department.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing, but authorities have stated that it was isolated and there was no threat to the public. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Schererville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division. Tipsters can provide information anonymously through the crime tip hotline at 219-865-4646.
Jeramie Bizzle, a digital news producer at CBS 2 Chicago, is responsible for this incident.