FWPD: Passing driver takes shooting victim to hospital

Local News

Fort Wayne police say a man was shot early Sunday morning and taken to the hospital by a good samaritan who happened to drive past. 

Police were called to the 700 block of Lewis Street around 2:45 a.m. on report of a shooting.

They arrived to find the victim had left the area. Officials later learned the man was taken to a hospital. A pillow was used in an attempt to stop the victim’s wound from bleeding. 

Medics at the hospital determined the man to be in critical condition. 

Investigators are surveying the area near Hanna and Lewis to collect evidence. 

No information regarding a suspect has been made available.

Police also did not provide information on a motive for the shooting. 

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