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Armed man shot by Fort Wayne police

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO):  The Fort Wayne Police Department says that an officer shot a man that pulled a gun on a woman.  It happened at around 1 P.M. Wednesday in the 400 block of Poplar Street. Police were originally called to the scene regarding a disturbance that involved a subject that was possibly armed with a weapon. When police arrived, they found a male subject that matched the description given to 911 operators on the original call to police.

At some point during this incident shots were fired by police striking the suspect. Officers rendered medical aid to the suspect, who was later transported to a local area hospital in life threatening condition. The officer was not injured. Further details remain under investigation.

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