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Shooting Investigation September 19, 2013

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Shooting Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          09-19-2013 7:00 PM

Location of Incident:              2700 E. Paulding Road

Victim:                                    Male Adult



On Thursday September 19, 2013 at approximately 7:00 PM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Twin Oaks apartment complex located at 2700 E. Paulding Road in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male adult victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victim before transporting him to a local hospital in critical condition. The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. There is no suspect information and no arrests have been made.


Investigators believe that the victim and another individual were walking outside when a subject exited an apartment building and began shooting at them. The suspect fled the scene on foot.


This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.


John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department


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