Statement issued Wednesday afternoon:
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: 3300 Block Lillie Street
Deceased: Adult Male
The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a 911 call advising of a shooting in the 3300 block of Lillie Street this afternoon at approximately 1:30 p.m. Officers arrived on scene to find an adult male down near the street the victim of an apparent shooting. The victim was rushed from the scene to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.
Detectives are actively interviewing individuals that were in the immediate area of the incident to help establish a motive and to determine who might be responsible for this apparent shooting. The victim’s name will be released later once proper notification has been made to family members.
Anyone with information in this incident is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP(7867).
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecutors office, and the Allen County Coroners office.
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department