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FWPD investigating early morning altercation

Fort Wayne Police were called to the 1400 block of Broadway in reference to a person down on the sidewalk.

Posted: May 6, 2019 8:36 AM
Updated: May 7, 2019 8:22 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A man is in critical condition after an altercation took place around 1:00 a.m. Monday morning.

Fort Wayne Police were called to the 1400 block of Broadway in reference to a person down on the sidewalk.

A person driving by the location called police after observing what appeared to be some type of altercation along the roadway.

Upon arrival, officers located an adult male laying on the sidewalk suffering from multiple injuries. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was initially listed in serious condition. A short time later the victim was downgraded to critical condition.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Technicians were called to the scene. Detectives are talking with area businesses and looking for any surveillance video footage of the altercation.

If you know anything about this incident, call the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at (260) 427-1201 or Allen County Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.

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