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Accidential Shooting Resulting in Death February 22, 2014

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Date / Time of Incident: February 22, 2014 / 8:04 PM

Location of Incident:      1400 Landers Ct

Victim:                          Adult Male / Deceased



Fort Wayne, Ind. – On February 22, 2014, at 8:04 PM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at a home in the 1400 block of Landers Ct. Upon arrival, Officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers provided first aid to the victim, until the victim was declared deceased by medics.


The initial investigation reveals that the adult male was selling a handgun to a family member, when the handgun accidentally discharged, striking the male in the chest, killing him.


There is no foul play suspected, and no charges are pending; this appears purely accidental.


There is nothing further at this time.


Chris Felton

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department


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