The incident occurred around midnight Saturday as a neighbor spotted an evicted tenant trying to enter the property around 11 p.m. Friday, though the suspect had apparently moved back in, police said.
Schultz, a one-year veteran of the Merrillville Police Department and 2013 Franklin College graduate and captain of the football team.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
Merrillville Police Department
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Sunday, September 7, 2014