Man seriously hurt in Scott Ave. shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in the 1200 block of Scott Ave.
Police are investigating a shooting in the 1200 block of Scott Ave.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man was seriously hurt in a shooting Friday night.

Police were called to the 1200 block of Scott Ave., around 9 p.m., after several people heard shots fired and called 911.

According to police, when officers arrived at the scene they found a man behind a home with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Police discovered that the incident started at a home on Huestis Ave. The crime scene stretched from the house, through two alleys and ended where the victim was found, a block north of the initial incident.

Witnesses told police they heard several shots fired and saw two people walk from the area, get into a car and speed off.

No other information was released by police Friday night.