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Child shot in Fort Wayne neighborhood

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A young child was shot in an incident on Fort Wayne’s southeast side mid-morning Friday.

Police and medics were called around 10:15 a.m. Friday to the area of Chadwick Drive and Richfield Lane, in the Crown Colony subdivision off East Tillman Road. Dispatchers told WANE-TV that a child was shot and someone took the child to an area hospital.

Dispatchers said the child was in serious condition.

Fort Wayne Police are at the scene investigating. Officers have not said if the shooting was accidental or criminal. The child was not identified.