Police searching for shooter and witness in Fortville

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The Fortville police responded to a report of a shooting in the 130 block of Staat Street near Landmark Park in Fortville early Thursday morning.

Officers arrived to find a man sitting in the middle of the road with an apparent gunshot wound to the arm.

He told police he was walking home down an alley when a dark colored pickup truck with dark tinted windows stopped in the roadway and a passenger got out. He says the passenger yelled at him, pulled out a gun, and shot him. The truck then sped off.

The victim describes his shooter a stocky white man with a "lined beard", black hair, wearing a dark hoody, and sunglasses.

A person called 911 from the park and reported the shooting. Police are asking that person to please come forward so they can speak with them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fortville Police Department at 485-7483.