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Gunfire startles neighbors and sends victim to hospital

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) – A man is in life-threatening condition after a shooting Wednesday night.

It happened on Euclid Avenue near Pontiac and South Anthony just before 8:00.

Police spokesperson Chris Felton said a fight or argument precipitated the shooting. He said two men began fighting when a gun was fired. While police officers performed CPR on the victim until medics arrived, the man in question remained on scene as police interviewed him.

Detectives are working to learn exactly how the shooting played out.




Brien McElhatten

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