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  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette: Police tape is posted in the 200 block of East Sherwood Terrace, where three women were found shot shortly after 4 a.m. Two have died and a third is in critical condition at a local hospital.

Thursday, November 09, 2017 6:56 am

2 dead, 1 critical in shooting

The Journal Gazette

Two women are dead and a third is in critical condition after a shooting early Thursday on Fort Wayne's southeast side.

Police were called to the 200 block of East Sherwood Terrace shortly after 4 a.m. on a report of a woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, and found all three women lying in the front yard of a home, city police said in a statement.

One of the woman died at the scene, police said. They said the other two were taken to a local hospital, where a second woman was pronounced dead. The third woman was in critical condition.

Police said they have determined the victims were targeted and that the shooting was not random. They said detectives are following several leads.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.