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Man in serious condition after Saturday afternoon shooting in Fort Wayne

Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 11:18 pm

A man was taken to a hospital in serious condition after being shot in the leg Saturday afternoon.

The incident took place around 3:35 p.m., according to a news release from the Fort Wayne Police Department. Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Francis Street to investigate a reported shooting, where they found an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the leg.

Paramedics transported the man to a local hospital, where he was in serious condition as of Saturday evening, according to the release..

Police believe that a confrontation took place between the man who was shot and another adult male on the second floor of an apartment building. The victim was shot, possibly as a result.

Initial reports also indicate that there could have been a second shooting victim, but investigators are still trying to determine the whereabouts of anyone else involved in the altercation. The incident remains under investigation.