2 shot, seriously hurt on Fort Wayne’s south side

Police investigate a shooting that took place early on the afternoon of January 2, 2018 in the 2900 block of Gay Street in Fort Wayne.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Two people were shot and both seriously hurt in an incident on Fort Wayne’s south side early afternoon Tuesday.

Fort Wayne police and medics were called around 1:30 p.m. to an address in the 2900 block of Gay Street, just southeast of the intersection of Creighton and Weisser Park Avenue, on a report of a shooting. As officers responded, two men were found shot in a home several blocks away in the 2400 block of Gay Street.

There, police found two men with gunshot wounds, along with several other men. One man was suffering from a gunshot to the leg, and the other had been shot in the arm, according to a police report.

The two were taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

According to the police report, witnesses said the group of men were leaving for a funeral when when a car pulled up and a “bunch of dudes” started shooting. It wasn’t clear who the shooters were, the report said.

A maroon Saturn was possibly involved in the shooting. Police wrote in a report that while they were at the home, a red Chevrolet Impala drove up. Inside, officers found weapons on the seat, the report said.

The car was included in the crime scene, the report said.

No other information was released.