Officers were able to determine that someone was shot. There was a slight language barrier.
A man who was in his back yard was shot by an unknown suspect. He was categorized in serious condition at the scene. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later downgraded to critical condition. There were no other injuries reported at the scene. There was a K-9 track conducted that was terminated a short time later.
Police and detectives canvassed the area for potential evidence and information. Crime scene technicians processed the scene. All that is known at this time is that the suspect is a male.
This incident remains under investigation by the Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.
Earlier in the day police had responded to shots fired on Lillie Street and were told a few minutes later that a victim had driven himself to the Rudisill Boulevard fire station. Medics treated him and he was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. The man who shot him left on foot.