FWPD: Shooting Investigation

Fort Wayne Police Department

News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Shooting Investigation

Date/Time of Incident: 08-11-2012 12:38 AM
Location of Incident: 500 Birchtree Lane
Victim: Male Adult

On Saturday August 11,2012 at approximately 12:38 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 500 block of Birchtree Lane in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male lying in the parking lot unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics pronounced the male dead at the scene.

Investigators advised that an individual called 911 after hearing a gunshot in the area of 500 Birchtree Lane. Witnesses told investigators that a dark colored vehicle was seen leaving the area immediately after the gunshot. There is no suspect information and no arrests have been made. The victims identity will be released by the Allen County Coroners Office.

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

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