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Teen shot in leg in Lafayette St. shooting

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A 13-year-old was reportedly shot in the leg during an overnight shooting in Fort Wayne. 

Police say that in the early hours of Friday, Aug. 10, police were called to the 3700 block of Lafayette St. in reference to a shooting. 

When the officer arrived on scene, he saw bullet holes in the northwest corner of the house. 

He spoke with a resident inside the home who said someone had been shot. He said he was inside the home at the time of the shooting, but heard a single gunshot somewhere in front of the house, to the north. 

They said they saw the gunshot wound on the victim's leg, but said it didn't look like it was bleeding badly. 

When the officer searched the home, he found a live .22 caliber round on the stairs, but could not find a weapon.

At the time of this report, the investigation is ongoing.  

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