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1 killed, 4 others injured in Fort Wayne shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WISH) — One woman is dead and four other people are injured following a shooting at a Fort Wayne apartment complex early Saturday morning.

Fort Wayne Police Department say officers responded to reports of gunshots at the Villages of Hanna apartment complex at 12:41 a.m. Saturday. There appeared to be multiple shooters in the parking lot and gunfire was still ongoing when officers arrived.

Four female victims were initially located and taken to area hospitals. One later died and another is still battling life-threatening injuries. The other two victims’ lives are not believed to be in danger.

They seemed to be hit by stray rounds while they were inside their apartments, according to police.

A fifth victim, 20-year-old Jamarion Thomas, was released from the hospital and charged with aggravated battery for his role in the shooting. No further information about the victims or a potential motive was provided.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867.


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