Fort Wayne Police Department news release on a fatal shooting at the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Lima Road.
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Date: January 19, 2021
Location: 4919 Lima Road, the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Fort Wayne, Indiana
Time: 8:41 am
Fort Wayne Police Officers were dispatched to 4919 Lima Rd, Hawthorne Suites Hotel at 8:41 am for a shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival they found a male adult suffering from a gunshot wound (s). He was pronounced deceased on the scene by medics.
Police believe there to have been some sort of disturbance in the room just prior to the shooting. At this time Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Units are on scene and working this active investigation. The Allen County Coroner’s Office will be responsible for releasing the name of the decedent after notification of next of kin.
If anyone has any information please call Fort Wayne Police Detectives at 260-427-1201.
- FWPD: Fatal Shooting, Hawthorn Suites – 19th January 2021
- FWPD: Joseph Rose sought in homicide – 19th January 2021
- FWPD: Joseph Rose arrested – 20th January 2021
- Coroner: 2021 2nd Allen County Homicide – 20th January 2021
- 2021 Allen County Homicides
- FWPD reports
- FWPD website