Man shot at SMS Property Management in armed robbery

A man is fighting for his life after trying to stop an armed robbery.

Posted: May 10, 2019 6:38 PM
Updated: May 13, 2019 10:05 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A man is fighting for his life after trying to stop an armed robbery. 

It happened at SMS Property Management on Saint Joe Boulevard around 5:30 Friday evening.

Police say an armed man walked in to the business and demanded money. The victim pulled out a gun and he and the suspect exchanged gunfire. Sofia Rosale-Scteena with Fort Wayne Police says it's unfortunate an innocent bystander was injured.

Police believe the suspect was also hit during this shooting.

If you come across anybody with gun-related injuries call 911.

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