7 charged in fatal July shootings of 2 Gary brothers

HOBART, Ind. (AP) Northwestern Indiana police have arrested seven people in connection with the fatal July shootings of two Gary brothers.

The suspects were charged Tuesday with two counts each of murder, murder in the perpetration of kidnapping and kidnapping in the killings of 18-year-old Arreon Lackey and 16-year-old Antonio Lackey.

Their decomposed bodies were found July 17 in a wooded area of Hobart, 11 days after their mother reported them missing.

Court records say surveillance video shows the suspects leading the brothers barefoot from a Merrillville motel.

The (Munster) Times reports () that the brothers tried to stay together but were separated into different vehicles.

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