Tuesday night shootout leaves man in critical condition

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Fort Wayne police describe a shootout on Landsdowne drive between two people, that left one man in critical condition.

Police are searching for a red Ford F-150 pickup truck that may belong to one of the shooters. They say the truck may be riddled with bullet holes

This comes after a shooting late Tuesday on Landsdowne Drive. Police say a man was outside of a home on Landsdowne when the pickup drove by. Both parties began shooting at each other.

Police were flagged down by a good Samaritan not far away on Hawthorne near Decatur Road, who was transporting the victim. The victim was downgraded to critical condition upon arriving at the hospital.

Officers say they found a handgun and bullet casings at the Landsdowne scene and are processing that as evidence. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.

Stay with ABC21 for updates.


Brien McElhatten

Brien McElhatten

Brien McElhatten anchors the evening weekday newscasts at ABC21.
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