One dead, two hurt in shooting at local beauty college

Police investigate a shooting at Ravenscroft Beauty College.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  Police have confirmed at least one person is dead after shots were fired at Ravenscroft Beauty College.

Officers got a report of an active shooter at the school at 4530 Lahmeyer Road around 6:45 Monday night. When police got there, they found a woman outside suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital in serious condition, where she was later downgraded to critical condition.

A second female victim arrived at a local hospital where she was listed in good condition.

Once police were able to get inside the building they found a man, believed to be the shooter, dead. Witnesses told NewsChannel 15 that it appeared to be a domestic situation and that the man and woman knew each other.

As many as 50 law enforcement vehicles were at the scene including city, county, and members of the FBI task force. Dozens of bystanders watched from a church parking lot across street. Witness report that people ran from the building screaming and crying.

Police haven’t released the identities of any of those involved.


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Police investigate a shooting at Ravenscroft Beauty College.