FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A man was shot in the backyard of a house on Fort Wayne’s southeast side Thursday afternoon.
Police and medics were called around 3:40 p.m. to 2804 South Anthony Boulevard, just south of East Pontiac Street, on a report of a shooting.
Investigators believe a man was walking home in an alleyway when a suspect approached him and began shooting, police said. The victim ran into his home and his mother called police, according to police.
The man was found inside the home suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said the victim did not know the shooter.
The suspect was described by witnesses as a male white, wearing a mask, with a black baseball cap, and wearing all white clothing.
No other information was released.