Latest Allen County Shooting Kills 17-Year-Old Created by kblakeslee on 4/3/2013 5:54:26 PM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) _ Fort Wayne's police chief says investigators have a suspect they're looking for in the latest in a rash of shootings to hit the city.
Chief Rusty York says his has officers who are familiar with the suspect and several officers were searching for him Wednesday afternoon hours after the midday shooting.
Police say a 17-year-old youth died after two men chased him down an alley and fired six or seven shots at him. He died at the scene in the backyard of a home.
York says the shooting was related to gangs and drugs.
Five shootings in Fort Wayne and surrounding Allen County over Easter weekend left two people dead, two critically injured and another in fair condition.