Two people shot while walking down street

Police investigate after two people were shot on Turpie St. near Drexel Ave.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Two people are in the hospital after being shot early Saturday morning.

Someone called 911 around 1:15 a.m. and told dispatchers that two people had gunshot wounds at a home on Evans Street.

When police got to the area, they were directed to Turpie Street, near Drexel Avenue. Officers found 8 or 9 bullet casings in an alley near that intersection.

Police tell NewsChannel 15 they believe the two victims were walking along Turpie St. when someone began shooting from the alley.

The victims were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


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