Boy, 16, shot in Fort Wayne alleyway; police looking for Buick


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Fort Wayne Police are investigating a shooting just north of downtown that left a boy hurt.

Police and medics were called just before 4:30 p.m. to the 1500 block of Sherman Boulevard, near Spring Street, on a report of multiple shots in the area.

According to an officer at the scene, first responders arrived to find a male juvenile laying on the sidewalk suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim was 16, police said Tuesday. He was shot in an alleyway, police said. The boy suffered a shot to the leg.

Many officers were at the scene, and the roadway was closed to traffic. Investigators were working to canvas the area to learn more.

Authorities are searching for a tan two-tone Buick Rendezvous that may be connected to the shooting.

Anyone with information on the incident or the Buick is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP or the Detective Bureau at (260) 427-1201.

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