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A Smith and Wesson SW40VE .40 caliber handgun with extended magazine, and a .40 caliber magazine were found in a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old boy in Michigan City, according to the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office. The teen is now facing a firearms charge.

MICHIGAN CITY — A 17-year-old boy is being held in the county juvenile center after a gun and magazine were found in a vehicle he was driving Wednesday night in Michigan City, according to police.

At 8:30 p.m. April 7, La Porte County Sheriff’s Deputy Wade Wallace was stopped at a traffic signal southbound on Vail Street near Michigan Boulevard in Michigan City.

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