Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Indiana teen shot while standing outside of home

A 15 year old girl and another young man were shot and injured while standing outside of a home on Tuesday:
A 15-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man who were shot while standing outside a home on Smith St. Tuesday afternoon remain hospitalized and police cannot provide condition updates.  However the victims have been identified as Lashire M. Collins and James E. Starts III of Fort Wayne.
The shooting took place in the 4400 block of Smith Street just before 5:00 p.m. When officers arrived they found two people suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
Both victims were taken to the hospital where Collins was last listed in stable condition, while Starts was last listed in critical condition..
According to investigators, Collins and Starts were standing in the front yard of a home at the intersection of Smith Street and Senate Avenue. Witnesses reported seeing the suspect fire several shots while standing west of that intersection and then run southbound in an alley west of Smith St.

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