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Death Investigation October 19, 2013

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For Immediate Release

October 19, 2013

Death Investigation


Date:                            Saturday, October 19, 2013


Time:                            5:55 p.m.


Location:                       800 E. Lewis Street


Victim:                          Adult Male



Details:                        The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of E. Lewis Street on the reported man down that was called in by a passing motorist at approximately 5:55 p.m. this evening. Officers arrived to find an adult male unresponsive in the street. The male was transported from the scene in critical condition to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased by attending physicians.


                                    A positive identification has yet to be made on the victim and investigators have yet to establish a motive for this apparent shooting.


                                    This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroners office, and the Allen County Prosecutors office.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department





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