Man seriously wounded in Fox Avenue shooting

Police say the 21-year-old victim may have been in a vehicle at the time of the shooting.

Posted: Jan 23, 2020 2:27 AM
Updated: Jan 24, 2020 10:19 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Fort Wayne police say a 21-year-old man was seriously wounded in a shooting late Wednesday night. 

Police say a man called 911 at 11:09 p.m. and told dispatchers his friend had been shot on Fox Avenue, and that he was driving him to the hospital. 

Officers arrived at the hospital and found the victim with a gunshot wound.

Police say he has life-threatening injuries. 

Police also responded to the 2800 block of Fox Avenue after receiving a call from someone saying they heard gunshots in the area about 10 to 15 minutes earlier. 

They say the victim may have been inside a vehicle at the time of the shooting. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Fort Wayne police at (260) 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP.

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