Young girl badly wounded in Fort Wayne shooting


Police in Fort Wayne say a young girl was badly wounded when gunshots were fired into a group that had gathered in a yard.

The shooting happened Thursday night in a neighborhood on the city's south side and also left a man wounded.

The Journal Gazette reports the girl is 2 or 3 years old and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, while the man was in stable condition.

Police spokesman Chris Felton says a group of men walked up to the yard where others had gathered and started shooting. Felton says investigators didn't immediately know whether the shooting was random or targeted.

No arrests were immediately made.

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