Death Investigation December 20, 2017

For Immediate Release

December 20, 2017

Death Investigation


Date:                           Wednesday, December 20, 2017


Time:                          2:50 p.m.


Location:                    Rear of 5511 S. Webster Street


Victim:                        M/B Dead on Scene




Detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department are investigating the discovery of a body found in the rear of 5511 S. Webster Street at approximately 2:50 p.m. this afternoon. Uniform officers responded to the 911 call reporting a man down at that location and on their arrival along with fire and medic personnel determined him dead on the scene. It does appear that the victim had been shot multiple times.


Investigators believe that the victim had been down at this location several hours prior to the discovery. They are asking anyone that might have heard or seen anything out of the ordinary to call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867).


This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s office and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department