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Critical Injury Investigation November 14, 2013

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For Immediate Release

November 14, 2013

Critical Injury Investigation


Date:                            Thursday, November 14, 2013


Time:                            2:45 p.m.


Location:                       3500 Winter Street


Victim:                          Adult Male


Details:                        Fort Wayne Police responded to the 3500 block of Winter Street at approximately 2:45 p.m. this afternoon on the report of a male subject down. Once on scene officers located a male subject dressed only in his underwear smelling of gasoline suffering from serious burn injuries to his body. Medics transported the male to a local hospital where he was determined to be in critical condition.


                                    Officers with the assistance of witnesses were able to retrace the male’s path back to an address in the 3500 block of Lillie Street where officers found a pile of burning clothes believed to be those of the male victim. An area stretching from the 3500 block of Winter Street to the a home in the 3500 block of Lillie street were cordoned off and processed by Crime Scene officers.


                                    Investigators are asking anyone that might have observed any unusual activity in the area of the investigation to contact Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP or our nonemergency line 427-1222 to report their observations.


                                    This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, The Fort Wayne Fire Department, and the Allen County Prosecutors office.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department    

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