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Police: Shooting reported in 4500 block of Gaywood Drive

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Fort Wayne police were on the scene Friday evening of a double shooting on the south side of the city.

Officials confirmed that they received calls reporting shots fired with victims in the 4500 block of Gaywood Drive. That’s between Lafayette Street and South Anthony Blvd., a few blocks from Abbett Elementary School.

The reports came in about 6 p.m.

Fort Wayne’s NBC crews on the scene have learned two people were shot. The victims — a man and a woman — were expected to survive.


Jonathan Shelley

Jonathan Shelley is the news director at WPTA TV, which he joined in 2016 following nine years in a similar role in New Orleans and previous news management positions in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas.

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