For Immediate Release

Homicide Arrest

Date: 9/29/2020

Location: 900 E Wayne Street

Time: 4:45pm

Arrested: Tommy Lyles M/B/56 1-21-1964

Charge: Murder


Fort Wayne Police Department Homicide Division along with Vice Narcotics and Gang and Violent Crimes Division arrested Tommy Lyles M/B/56 DOB 1-21-1964 on a preliminary charge of Murder today as he walked in the area of 900 E Wayne Street today. He is charged in connection to the homicide of James Hines at 604 E Lewis St on September 22 at 11:22pm. Hines was found in the street and it was later determined he had been shot. He died later. The Murder charge is a preliminary charge and other charges may be forthcoming.

Sofia Rosales-Scatena
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department