Man in life-threatening condition following shooting northwest of downtown Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – One person is in critical condition following a shooting just northwest of downtown Fort Wayne Friday afternoon.

At approximately 2:49 p.m. crews were dispatched to 900 block of High Street on reports of a shooting, according to the police activity log. Public Information Officer Mark Bieker said responding crews were told that the shooting was possibly accidental.

Responding officers report that finding a man sufferings from an apparent gunshot wound. They provided aid until Paramedics arrived.

The man was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. After arriving, his condition was downgraded to life-threatening by Emergency Room Physicians, officers report.

Police said everyone inside the home was taken in for questioning.

Crime Scene Technicians were called to the scene to process any evidence inside the home, police said.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.

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