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Shooting near East State leaves 1 in critical condition

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - One man is in critical condition after a shooting off East State Boulevard Friday morning.

Just before 4 a.m. Fort Wayne police were called to an alley behind a tailor shop at East State Boulevard and California Avenue.

When officers got to the scene, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound to his back. 

When medics arrived they initially declared the man to be in serious condition. Medics took the man to a hospital by ambulance. His status was later changed at the hospital to critical condition.

Investigators talked to several witnesses at the scene.

It's unclear if the shooting happened in the alley or someplace nearby. 

No suspect information or motive has been released. The investigation is still ongoing.

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