UPDATE: One man critically injured after shooting, another man being questioned

(WOWO News)

Update as of 4:50 p.m., Wednesday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): One man is in the hospital and another is being questioned after shots were fired Wednesday morning.

Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were called to the area of Spy Run Avenue and State Boulevard at approximately 11:30 a.m., Wednesday on a report of a shooting. Once on the scene officers found a man in the front passenger seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. He as was taken to a nearby hospital and last reported to be in critical condition.

A friend had picked up the victim for lunch from his home in the 1000 block of Lake Avenue and just when he was getting into the car, a man dressed in a black hooded sweatshirt walked up to the passenger side window and fired off a round striking the victim. In a panic the friend immediately drove from the area ending up at Spy Run and State where he called police.

The friend was not injured.

Detectives were led to a home in the 5600 block of Winter Street where a person of interest was taken into custody without incident.

Detectives are currently questioning this person. Meantime, the incident remains under investigation.


Update as of 2:15 p.m., Wednesday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): One person is in critical condition after shots were fired Wednesday morning.

Officers tell our partners in news at ABC 21 that a person driving the shooting victim pulled into the Downtown Self Storage building near Spy Run Avenue and State Boulevard and then called police.

The witness said he and the victim were sitting in a vehicle when the suspect walked up and shot at them. That’s when the witness drove to the parking lot and called for help.

Police do not have any suspect information at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.

Meantime the lockout at North Side High School has been lifted.


A person is in critical condition, according to our partners in news at ABC 21. Police at the scene report that a person driving a black and orange car drove the shooting victim into the Downtown Self Storage parking lot. The shooting happened elsewhere.

North Side High School is on lockout while police investigate the incident.

Police are responding to reports of a Wednesday morning shooting near Spy Run and State Boulevard. Initial 911 calls report the shooting happened elsewhere. This is a developing story, stay tuned for details.



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