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Homicide Investigation, 624 E. Lewis St., Jan 11 2013

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Homicide Investigation

Incident Date:               01/11/2013                 

Incident Time:               9:01 PM

Incident Location:         624 E. Lewis St. / Sunoco Gas Station

Victim:     RYAN DWAYNE TURNER, AGE 45, FORT WAYNE                                  

On Friday, 01/11/2013, at approximately 9:01 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Sunoco Gas Station located at 624 East Lewis Street reference a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and located a male victim inside the store suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). 

Paramedics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital.  He later died from his injuries.

Initial reports indicate the victim entered the store, stated he had been shot, and asked the clerk to call the police.  Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses and investigating where the shooting occurred.  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 and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. 

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

Officer Jason Anthony, Public Information Officer

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