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Death Investigation, Antiques On Broadway, 1115 Broadway Ave., Dec. 31, 2012

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For Release: Dec. 31, 2012

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Death Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:    December 31, 2012 / 5:07 p.m.

Location of Incident:      Antiques on Broadway, 1115 Broadway Ave. Fort Wayne, IN

Victim:                          Adult Male


Fort Wayne, Ind. - On December 31, 2012 at 5:07 p.m., officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to Antiques on Broadway in reference to a possible shooting. Officers located an adult male that appeared to have suffered a gun shot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.


A regular customer entered the store shortly after 5:00 p.m. This customer did not locate an employee on duty. The store was scheduled to be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The customer looked around for an employee and located the victim with a traumatic injury. The customer then went to a nearby business and contacted the police.


Detectives, representatives of the Allen County Coroner's Office and Allen County Prosecutor's Office were notified and arrived to investigate. More information is expected after an autopsy is performed.


There is no suspect information at this time.


The name of the victim will be released by the Allen County Coroner's Office. Also, the exact cause and manner of death will be determined by the Allen County Coroner's Office.


Sgt. Mark Brooks

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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