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Shooting Investigation October 15, 2013

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Shooting Investigation, 3100 Smith St.
For Immediate Release: October 15, 2013
Contact: Office of Public Information 260-427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Date/Timeof Incident: October 15, 2013/3:47 pm
Location of Incident: 3100 Smith St.
Victim: Adult Male, Serious Condition; Adult Male, Critical Condition
On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at approximately 3:47pm Officers of The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3100 block of Smith St. in regards to a shooting.  Upon arrival Officers located two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the front yard of the 3100 block of Smith St.  Both males were taken to local hospitals; one in critical condition and the other in serious condition.  The vicitm in serious condition was responsive and able to communicate with police.  The victim in critical condition was unresponsive.
Two handguns were located in the back yard of a nearby residence, believed to be involved in the shooting.  This investigation is in its preliminary stage and it is still being determined if there was a witness to the shooting.  At this time the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown and a motive is yet to be established. 
Due to the timing of the shooting Fort Wayne Community Schools were notified so they could take appropriate action regarding student drop off.  Smith St was blocked off from Drexel Ave. to Eckart St during the investigation.  This incident remains under investigation by The Fort Wayne Police Department, The Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, and the Coroner'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 and The Fire Department.
Officer Jeremy Webb
Office of Public Information
City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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