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Shooting Investigation / 1300 W Wildwood Ave

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Office of Public Information
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Shooting Investigation
Date/Time of Incident:  May 3, 2012 / 11:04 p.m.
Location of Incident:     1300 W. Wildwood Avenue
Victim:                        Adult Male / Deceased
On Thursday, May 3, 2012 at approximately 11:04 p.m. the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1300 block of W. Wildwood Avenue reference a report of a possible shooting.  Officers arrived on the scene and located an adult male subject in the roadway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s).  The victim was determined to be in critical condition at the scene and was transported by paramedics to a local hospital where he later died.  The exact cause and manner of death,and the identity of the victim will be released by the Allen County Coroner.
Investigators are currently interviewing possible witnesses.  Witness(es) reported seeing two vehicles leaving the area at a high rate of speed immediately following the incident, a blue-colored Chevy Impala with tinted windows, and a grey-colored extended cab pickup truck.  There is not a suspect description(s) at this time.
This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, and the Allen County Coroner's Office.  Anyone with information reference this incident is asked to contact the City of Fort Wayne Police or Crime Stoppers.
Raquel Foster
City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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