Victim of Early Morning Attempted Robbery ID'd

By Peter Ambrose
By Scott Sarvay

August 1, 2011 Updated Aug 1, 2011 at 3:29 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - One person remains hospitalized following an early Monday morning shooting on Fort Wayne’s southeast side.

Police were called to the intersection of McKinnie and Warsaw around 2 am.

It is there they found 37-year-old John Thaxton of Fort Wayne suffering from a bullet wound.

Thaxton was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Police believe Thaxton was the victim of an attempted robbery.




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