Police: 3 shot during apparent home invasion


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fort Wayne police are investigating after three people were shot during a home invasion Wednesday morning.

Fort Wayne Police were called around 8 a.m. to the 4000 block of Reed Street, which is just south of Rudisill Boulevard and east of South Anthony Boulevard, on a report of a shooting.

At least two people inside the home suffered gunshot wounds – 37-year-old Demale Amos and 35-year-old Jamika Martin. Amos was shot in the foot and refused medical treatment, whole Martin was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

During the course of the investigation, police learned that the homeowner may have shot at least one suspect before that person fled on foot.

Around 8:30 a.m. a victim of an apparent gunshot showed up at a Fort Wayne hospital. That person was in critical condition.

Fort Wayne Police said that person is considered a suspect in the case, and their identity was not released.

Fort Wayne Police have requested video from people nearby who own Ring Doorbells. It is the first such request made by police since entering a new partnership with Ring.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Fort Wayne Police at 260-427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 260-436-STOP.

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