Shooting at south Fort Wayne apartment complex unfounded


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Fort Wayne Police were called to an apartment complex on the city’s south side on a report of a shooting Thursday afternoon, but it turned out to be a mental health issue.

Police and medics were called around 2:40 p.m. to the 8600 block of Lakeside Drive, inside the Southbridge Apartments complex near East Tillman Road and South Anthony Boulevard, on a report of a shooting, according to the department’s activity log.

A police spokesperson said a man called and said he shot someone.

Numerous officers responded, along with a crisis intervention team, and the man eventually came out of an apartment. There was no shooting, police said.

The man was taken for a mental evaluation, WANE 15 learned.

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