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Homicide Investigation / Paulding Rd & Lafayette St

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For Immediate Release: February 3, 2012

Shooting Investigation

Date/Time:     February 3, 2012 10:47 pm
Location:        Paulding Road & Lafayette Street
Victim:           Adult Male, Fort Wayne

Suspect Vehicle: Two-tone, dark-colored GM extended cab pickup truck with a silver stripe along the side.

At 10:47 pm Fort Wayne Communications received a 911 call from a female stating she was on her way to the Hospital with a man who had been shot.  At the time of her call she was at and Oxford and Hanna Street.  Dispatch notified the Hospital and Officers were sent to meet the woman and the victim. 

Officers arrived at the Hospital and waited for the victim and woman to arrive.  Once the there, the victim was found to be in critical condition.

Detectives quickly learned that the woman let a friend and two other men, one being the victim, borrow her car to run to the store. The men were at Paulding and Lafayette when the occupant/occupants of another vehicle shot at them.  The victim was struck and the three men returned to the woman.  When she found out the victim had been shot she drove him to the Hospital where he was later declared deceased. 

There are no suspects in custody and no arrest has been made at this time.

If any one has any information on this case or the location of the two toned dark colored gm pick up please contact The Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1222.

This case remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, The Allen County Prosecutors Office and The Allen County Coroner’s Office. 


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