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Thanksgiving shooting leaves three dead, two in critical condition

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Three people are dead after a shooting late Thanksgiving night.

The shooting happened in the 6100 block of Downingtown Drive just before 10:30 pm Thursday. That’s near East Paulding Road and South Hanna Street.

Police confirm five people were shot, with three of them dying from their wounds. Two others were left in critical condition.

According to police four of the victims were found inside the home and the fifth was found outside. Video from the scene showed police gathering evidence at a home, with police tape surrounding the property.

Anyone with information about the shooting is being asked to call police at 260-427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867.

Stay with ABC21 for updates.

Brien McElhatten

Brien McElhatten anchors the evening weekday newscasts at ABC21.

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