Girl found shot in Fort Wayne backyard

Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 10:41 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - A girl is being treated for serious injuries after she was found with a gunshot wound Wednesday morning.

In a release, FWPD spokesperson Anthony Krock said officers found the girl in the backyard of a home on Picadilly Circle, near South Hanna Street and East Paulding Road, around 11 a.m. The girl’s injuries were dire and a homicide team was called to the scene. Her name and age were withheld.

As of Wednesday night when police issued the release, the girl was still undergoing treatment in the hospital. Police arrested another girl at a separate location, but investigators were keeping details under wraps. Cases involving minors are particularly sensitive.

ABC21 is working to learn more. This article will be updated.

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