FORT WAYNE – A 17-year-old and 18-year-old shot early Tuesday southeast of downtown Fort Wayne have been identified.
The Fort Wayne Police Department issued a written statement Tuesday afternoon identifying the shooting victims as:
- Marcus Q. Bibbs, 18, of Fort Wayne; last reported to be in critical condition at the scene.
- Mikal D. Montgomery, 17, of Fort Wayne; last reported to be in serious condition at the scene.
A short time after dispersing the crowd and leaving the area, a call came in about a shooting in the area.
Officers returned to the scene and found the two with apparent gunshot wounds. Both were transported to a local hospital.
Police at the time said it is believed that the victims were shot by an armed third party.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1222 or tipsters can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 436-7867. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and the Allen County Coroner's Office.