Man dies in Tuesday evening shooting

Police were called to the corner of Smith Street and Senate Avenue just before 7 p.m.

Posted: Feb. 26, 2019 9:53 PM
Updated: Feb. 27, 2019 8:42 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A man died after being shot Tuesday night.

Police were called to the corner of Smith Street and Senate Avenue just before 7 p.m.

Officers said they found a man lying in the middle of Senate in critical condition, but the man died before medics took him to a hospital.

Police said witnesses heard several gun shots and saw two men running from the scene.

K-9s were brought in to track the scent, but they didn't find anything.

Police don't have a description of the suspect.

If you have any information, call Crimestopers at 436-STOP (260-436-7867).

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