One person dead following a shooting Sunday night

Published: Oct. 2, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating the city’s latest shooting that happened on Sunday night.

Police were called to the 300 block of West Wildwood Avenue at around 9:18 p.m. in response to a man being shot. Once they arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

Officers at the scene say they rendered aid while waiting for paramedics to arrive. Once medics got there, they transported the victim to the hospital, but upon arrival, the medics pronounced him dead.

Witnesses, K9 units and other detectives helped find the suspect who was found in the 200 block of West Leith Street. The man was taken into custody.

This incident remains under investigation.