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Early morning shooting leaves one man in critical condition

Fort Wayne Police Department received a report of a person shot in the parking lot of the American Legion, in the 700 block of E. Lewis St.

Posted: Jul 1, 2018 9:25 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- One man is in critical condition after reports of a shooting in the American Legion parking lot located on the 700 block of E. Lewis St.

When police arrived the victim wasn't at the scene, but bystanders told police the victim was put in a private vehicle and taken to the hospital.

At this time, there is no information available as to what transpired, as there were no witnesses on scene when officers arrived.

Detectives will be interviewing the victim at the earliest opportunity.

Investigators are processing the scene, searching for and collecting any evidence. They will also be canvassing the area for any witnesses and any surveillance footage from the nearby businesses.

Anyone with any information regarding this shooting is asked to contact police.

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