Death Investigation February 19, 2018


For Immediate Release

February 19, 2018

Death Investigation



Date:                           Monday, February 19, 2018


Time:                           1:40 p.m.


Location:                    Suburban Extended Stay

3320 W. Coliseum Boulevard


Deceased:                   Male




Fort Wayne police were called to the Suburban Extended Stay located at 3320 W. Coliseum Boulevard at approximately 1:40 p.m. this afternoon when it was reported that an unresponsive male was observed in the driver’s seat of a gray sport utility vehicle that was parked on the north side of the hotel. Police, fire, and medics arrived and pronounced the male deceased.


On close inspection of the scene investigators located shell casings in close proximity to the vehicle and the male did appear to be a victim of a shooting. No additional information was available with regards to potential suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867).


The Allen County Coroner’s office will conduct an autopsy in an effort to determine cause and manner of death. They will also release the identification of the male when possible to do so. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne police, Allen County Coroner, and the Allen County Prosecutor offices.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department