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Shooting Investigation October 12, 2013

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Shooting Investigation, 800 Colerick St.
For Immediate Release: October 12, 2013
Contact: Office of Public Information 260-427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Date/Time of Incicdent: October 12, 2013/8:12 pm
Location of Incident: 800 Colerick St.
Victim: Juvenile Male, Critical Condition
On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at approximately 8:12 pm Officers of The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of Colerick St. in reagrds to a shooting.  Multiple complainants called in hearing gun shots in the area.  Upon arrival Officers located a juvenile male in the alley south of 800 Colerick St. suffering from an apparent gunshot(s) wound.  The victim was responsive and transported to a local hospital in serious condition by medics (TRAA).  While at the hospital the victim was downgraded to critical condition.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting took place in the alley south of 800 Colerick St. were the victim was found.  Further investigation indicates that the victim may have known the shooter.  There is a person of interest in custody at this time.  The Fort Wayne Police Department Gang Unit was instrumental in this apprehension.  All other leads are still being followed and possible witnesses being sought.
This incident remains under investigation by The Fort Wayne Police Department and The Allen County Prosecutoring Attorney's Office.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867.
Assisting Agencies: Three Rivers Ambulance Authority
Officer Jeremy Webb
Office of Public Information
City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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