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Fatal Shooting Investigation, 7900 Serenity Dr., Jan 19 2013

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  Fatal Shooting Investigation

Incident Date:               01/19/2013


Incident Time:               4:12 PM


Incident Location:         7900 Serenity Dr


Victim:                          Jermaine D. Foster, age 30, Fort Wayne; deceased


                                    Adult male, serious condition       


Fort Wayne, Ind. - On Saturday, January 19, 2013, at approximately 4:12 PM, officers with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 7900 block of Serenity Dr. on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located two adult males suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). One adult male was found inside a vehicle, and was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. The other adult male was found inside an apartment building and was taken to a local hospital, where he remains in serious condition.


Investigators are currently trying to determine what took place, and there are currently no suspects or persons in custody. A K9 track was done but was unsuccessful. Investigators are interviewing several witnesses and neighbors, and Crime Scene Technicians are analyzing and collecting evidence. Investigators are asking anyone who was present and might have left the scene prior to police arrival to please contact police.


The Allen County Coroner’s Office will determine and release the exact cause and manner of death for the deceased male.


The 7900 block of Serenity Dr. remained closed to traffic during the investigation.


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. 


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


Officer Chris Felton, Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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