One dead, one critically hurt in shooting on Congress Ave.

Police were called around 9:37 p.m. to the 3500 block of Congress Avenue.

Posted: Sep 30, 2018 11:33 PM
Updated: Oct 2, 2018 6:33 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting Sunday night on the city's southeast side. 

Police were called around 9:37 p.m. to the 3500 block of Congress Avenue. A 911 caller said a man had been shot multiple times. 

When officers got there, they found a man inside a home suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital and listed in critical condition. 

A witness said they saw a man running south from the area.

A Fort Wayne Police K9 officer began searching the area and found another man lying in the yard of a nearby home. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as 21-year-old Drake Wells of Fort Wayne, IN.

The Allen County Coroner has ruled Wells' death a homicide, making it the 36th homicide in Allen County for 2018

The incident is still under investigation.

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