FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fort Wayne Police are investigating a shooting Monday at an apartment complex that left a teenager in life-threatening condition.
Police were at the scene in the 800 block of Oaklawn Court on the city’s southeast side just after 10:30 a.m. The public information officer confirmed to WANE 15 a teenage victim had gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital in critical condition. In a release that afternoon, FWPD said the injuries are now life-threatening.
Investigators are looking for any suspects involved, and said there is not an ongoing threat to the public as police believe the shooting was not a random act.
Police have determined the shooting happened outside and said the victim staggered to a nearby apartment where a neighbor called police.
Information has been inconsistent so far on descriptions of the suspect and a vehicle involved, according to FWPD. Officers are knocking on doors at the complex and talking to potential witnesses as well as checking surveillance video.
Anyone with information on the shooting should call FWPD at (260) 427-1201, Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867 or 1-800-237-STOP, or use the P3 Tips app.