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Shooting Investigation, 300 Kinnaird Avenue, Sept. 19, 2012

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Shooting Investigation
 
For Immediate Release: September 19, 2012
Contact: Office of Public Information 260-427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
 
Date/Time of Incident: September 19, 2012/4:15 AM
Location of Incident: 300 Kinnaird Ave.
Victim: Adult Male, Critical Condition
 
On September 19, 2012 at 4:15 AM Officers responded to the 300 block of Kinnaird Ave. in regards to a shooting.  Officers went into a home on the 300 block of Kinnaird Ave. and located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  Witnesses in the home were rendering the victim aid when officers arrived.  The victim was in serious condition at the scene.  Medics made the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital.  While en route to the hospital the victim was downgraded  to critical condition.
 
Officers were advised by witnesses at the scene that an adult male with a ski mask entered the home and shot the victim then exited the residence abruptly.  Another potential witness advised officers that they observed an adult male black, medium build, with a dark-colored hooded-sweatshirt leaving the direction of the incident in haste shortly after the shooting.
  
There were multiple individuals in the home at the time of the shooting.  These individuals were interviewed by detectives for additional information.  This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
 
Jeremy Webb
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
260-427-1343

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