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Fatal Shooting Investigation, 1108 E. Pontiac Street, Nov. 28, 2012

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For Immediate Release:  11/28/2012

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:           Officer Jason Anthony

                        Office of Public Information

                        (260) 427-1343


Fatal Shooting Investigation


Incident Date:               11/28/2012                 

Incident Time:               3:53 PM

Incident Location:         1108 East Pontiac Street (Pontiac Mall)

Victim:                          Male Adult / Deceased


Fort Wayne, Ind - On Wednesday, 11/28/2012, at approximately 3:53 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Pontiac Mall located at 1108 East Pontiac Street reference a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and discovered a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.        


Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.  The victim was pronounced deceased by a physician at the hospital. 


Initial reports indicate the shooting occurred inside the E & M Barber Shop within the Pontiac Mall.  Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses and Crime Scene Technicians are processing the scene for evidence.  No arrests have been made and there are no suspects at this time.


This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.  The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s identity along with the cause and manner of death.        


Assisting Agencies:  City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority


Officer Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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