Altercation, gunshots near Piere's leaves 1 hurt and at least 1 arrested

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - An altercation at Piere's Entertainment Center early Sunday morning ended with gunshots.

Fort Wayne police said the incident initially started with a fight inside the club at 5629 Saint Joe Rd. around 2 a.m. A large group then moved outside where police said multiple people went to their vehicles and grabbed guns.

Witnesses told police several people shot at each other and into the air.

One man was hit in the hand and was dropped off at a hospital before police arrived. He was reported in good condition.

It's not clear who shot the victim or if it was intentional.

Police said they detained multiple people in connection to the incident and arrested one on a preliminary charge of criminal recklessness. The name of that person has not been released.

Authorities are still looking for other people involved in the incident.

The incident is under investigation.


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