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Shooting Investigation / 1210 E. State Blvd

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For Immediate Release

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:           Officer Jason Anthony

Office of Public Information

(260) 427-1343


Shooting Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          03-03-2012  1:52 AM

Location of Incident:              1210 E. STATE BLVD.

Victim:                                    Male Adult, Deceased


On Saturday, 03/03/2012, at approximately 1:52 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of E. State Blvd. and Crescent Ave. reference a shooting investigation.  As officers arrived on the scene, they located a male subject lying in the rear of 1210 East State Blvd.  The male was unresponsive and appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  Officers rendered medical aid until paramedics arrived on scene and pronounced the subject deceased.


At this time, investigators believe an altercation occurred in the rear lot of the East State Bar and Grill.   At some point, the altercation escalated leading to gunfire.  Investigators are continuing to collect information regarding this incident and no arrest has been made at this time.  The name of the victim is currently being withheld pending family notification.      


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


Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department



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