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Fatal Shooting reported at Church Parking Lot in Griffith

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A suspect is in custody as Griffith Police and the Lake County Sheriff's Department CSI unit continue to investigate a fatal shooting that reportedly occurred in the parking lot of Saint Mary's School in Griffith this afternoon.  According to the Griffith Police Facebook page, around 4:30 pm officers responded to a call of "shots fired" where upon arrival discovered a shooting victim dead in the church's parking lot.  At this time investigators are saying at this time that they believe the shooting to be an isolated incident and that the public is no danger as the suspect, who was related to the victim, is in police custody.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.


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