Police looking for ’12-15 people’ who may have witnessed shooting near Fort Wayne bar


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man was critically hurt after a shooting early Sunday morning just west of downtown Fort Wayne. Monday morning Fort Wayne Police could not give an update on the victim’s condition.

Police did tell WANE 15 they are looking for 12-15 people that were present “in the direct vicinity of the shooting.” They are asking those people to come forward with any information they may have.

Police say this group of people left the area prior to police arriving at the scene.

“We know they have information we can use to help us in this investigation. Their cooperation with police is vital in this investigation. If they have any information, they are urged to call Crime Stoppers or us our P3 Tip system,” said Sgt. Sofia Rosales-Scatena with the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Police and medics were called around 2:30 a.m. to 1215 W. Main Street on a report of a shooting. At the scene, officers found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police at the scene said the victim was an adult male. He was shot multiple times and taken to local hospital.

Witnesses told police that the shooting may have been the result of an argument at nearby Pedal City. Police were investigating the scene and interviewing any witnesses.

Police have no suspect information available.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.

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