A Fort Wayne man has been identified as the victim in an overnight homicide on Lillie Street, the Allen County coroner's office said today.
Joseph D. Conwell, 22, died at Lutheran Hospital from a gunshot wound or wounds just after 3 a.m., the coroner's office said in a statement.
His death is the 31st homicide for Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2013, the statement said.
It said the homicide is under investigation by Fort Wayne police, the coroner's office and the county prosecutor's office.
William E. Martin, 38, was arrested on a preliminary charge of aggravated battery in the shooting, which was reported to police at about 2:20 a.m.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man in the alley between Lillie and Winter streets in critical condition.