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  • FWPD officers gather outside a home on Northcrest Drive where the body of a man was found shot dead inside his apartment on Tuesday. Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:59 pm

Northcrest Drive shooting victim identified

The Journal Gazette

A 24-year-old Fort Wayne man has been identified as the victim of a homicide Tuesday at 4917 Northcrest Drive, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

Shaquille Jovon Rancefer died from a gunshot wound, the coroner's office said in a statement following an autopsy.

Rancefer's death is the seventh homicide in Fort Wayne and Allen County during 2018, the statement said.

The homicide is under investigation by city police, the coroner's office and the county prosecutor's office.