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Fatal Shooting Investigation / 5000 Oliver Street

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For Immediate Release: April 1, 2011



Department Investigates Report of Shooting, One Deceased at the Scene


On Friday, April 1, 2011 at approximately 8:22 p.m. the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5000 block of Oliver Street reference a report of a shooting.  Officers arrived on the scene and in the front yard of a home they located a male adult subject suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound(s).  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The identity of the victim will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.


At this time, it is believed that there was an altercation involving the victim that escalated to gunfire. Two individuals, both male adults, have been identified as persons of interest and are presently being interviewed by detectives.


This incident remains under investigation with the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.


Raquel R. Foster

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department



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