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Victim seriously injured in Wednesday night shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - Officers rushed to 4th Street near Lawton Park on Wednesday night after reports of a shooting.

In a news release, police said a juvenile male was found in the parking lot near Lawton Park. He had been shot and was rushed to the hospital.

Doctors told police his that his condition worsened, and he was said to be in life-threatening condition late Wednesday.

Police believe the shots were fired near the intersection of Spy Run Avenue and East 4th Street. Witnesses were being questioned at police headquarters as detectives worked to identify a suspect.

This story was updated just before midnight with the latest information from police. This article will be updated again as developments warrant.

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