Police: 5 hurt, including gunman, in shooting at Gary, Ind. social club

A Gary police officer leaves a crime scene after reports of a shooting at the Safe and Sound Senior Citizen Social Club in the 2000 block of South Broadway Avenue in Gary, Ind. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune / February 13, 2014)

A Gary police officer leaves a crime scene after reports of a shooting at the Safe and Sound Senior Citizen Social Club in the 2000 block of South Broadway Avenue in Gary, Ind. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune / February 13, 2014)

 WGN-TV6:00 a.m. CST, February 13, 2014

“A gunman apparently attempting a robbery shot four people at a Gary, Ind. social club Thursday night before being shot by someone else with a gun, police said.

About 11:30 p.m., a 23-year-old man walked into the Safe and Sound Senior Citizen Social Club and ordered people to the ground at gunpoint, police said.

The man opened fire soon after, wounding four people between the ages of 43 and 76, according to Corporal Gabrielle King of the Gary Police Department.

Someone then shot the gunman, who was taken into custody once police arrived.

All five people who were shot were hospitalized, but their conditions have not been released.

Authorities this morning were working to determine whether the 23-year-old acted alone, as well as who shot him, police said.

Police officers remained on the scene early this morning, walking in and out of the social club.

Tribune photographer Anthony Souffle contributed.

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