One dead, one seriously injured after shooting on Oxford Street

One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting early Saturday morning.

Posted: Dec 23, 2017 12:31 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Fort Wayne Police are investigating a shooting early Saturday morning that left one man dead and another in critical condition. 

It happened around 3:20 a.m. in the 1500 block of Oxford Street. Officers were patrolling the area when they heard several gunshots. 

Within minutes, dispatch received a call of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found two men inside a residence. Both were suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to a local hospital in serious condition. He was eventually downgraded to critical condition. 

Detectives are currently interviewing potential witnesses. 

The identity, as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Allen County Coroner. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department or Crime Stoppers.  

The incident is still under investigation.

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