FWPD: Boy killed in shooting, 2nd minor charged

Police say they were called to the 2100 block of Carterton Dr. just before 6 p.m. Monday.
Police say they were called to the 2100 block of Carterton Dr. just before 6 p.m. Monday.(Staff)
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 12:01 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - A boy is dead and another minor has been charged with reckless homicide in a shooting that happened Monday evening.

The Fort Wayne Police Department (FWPD) says that just before 6 p.m. Monday, officers were called to the 2100 block of Carterton Drive and found a boy suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

FWPD says shortly after, another minor, a male, was found and arrested.

The minor is cooperating in the investigation, FWPD says.

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