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FWPD: Possible shooting with life-threatening injuries south of downtown

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) — Police are investigating a possible shooting just south of downtown Fort Wayne.   

Police said they received a call around 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday after a victim was taken to St. Joe hospital with life-threatening injuries.

FWPD Public Information Officer Sofia Rosales-Scatena said initially, the hospital stated he was a gunshot victim.

But Rosales-Scatena said that at this time, they cannot confirm whether or not it was actually a gunshot wound. The victim has been transported to a trauma hospital.

Officers say details on the case are very limited, and detectives are investigating the incident in the 1200 block of Stophlet Street.

Jazlynn Bebout

Jazlynn Bebout is the Assignment Desk Editor and Digital Editor at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @jazlynnsb

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