FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Police are investigating a shooting in northeast Fort Wayne that left a man in life-threatening condition Tuesday evening.
At approximately 6:30 p.m., authorities received a call from a man saying his friend had been shot near the intersection of Maplecrest and Trier roads and that he was taking his friend to a hospital.
Medical staff said the victim arrived at the hospital in life-threatening condition from an apparent gunshot wound to the neck, according to police.
Authorities later learned that the shooting happened in the 4000 block of Willshire Court, which is in a subdivision off the intersection of Maplecrest and Trier roads.
Police confirmed that a person of interest has been identified.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting should contact either the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867 or use the P3 Tips app.