Mother fatally shot, 8-year-old daughter injured in Gary home

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GARY, Ind. -- A mother was shot and killed, and her young daughter was injured, in a home in Gary.

Police responded just after 2 a.m. Tuesday to the 1400 block of East 35th Place, and found the woman shot multiple times.

The coroner identified the victim as 28-year-old Pamela Hunter. Her 8-year-old daughter was transported to the hospital for treatment of an injury that is not life-threatening.

Gary police spent over an hour at the scene investigating.

A homicide investigation is underway.

No one is in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to call 219-755-3855 or the tip line, 866-CRIME-GP.

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