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Death Investigation / 500 Charlotte Ave

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Death Investigation

Date/Time of Incident: 05-09-2012 at 2:30 P.M.

Location of Incident: 500 Charlotte Ave

Victim 1: Male Adult, age 77, (Deceased)

Victim 2: Male Adult, age 53, (Critical Condition)

On May 9th, 2012 at approximately 2:30 p.m. the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home on the 500 block of Charlotte Ave in reference to suicide threats made. When officers arrived on scene, the officers located two male adult victims inside the house, both suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound(s). One male adult was pronounced deceased on scene by paramedics. The other male adult was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. The Allen County Coroner's Office will determine the cause and manner of death for the deceased individual.

Investigators remain on the scene at this time interviewing family members and neighbors for any possible information. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Prosecutor's Office, and the Allen County Coroner's Office.


Christopher Adams

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department

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