FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- Fort Wayne Police confirm that a juvenile male was shot in the parking lot of Lawton Park, in the 400 hundred block of 4th street Wednesday night.
Officers were called out to the scene just before 8:45 p.m.
They say they found the victim on the ground.
Officers blocked off 4th Street between Clinton Street and Spy Run Avenue.
The victim was taken to an area hospital in serious condition, where doctors later downgraded his condition to life-threatening.