The Journal Gazette
Sunday, October 13, 2019 7:20 pm

One dead in Runnion Avenue shooting

DAVE GONG | The Journal Gazette

A man is dead following a shooting in the 600 block of Runnion Avenue tonight just west of downtown Fort Wayne. 

According to a news release, at 6:04 p.m., city police responded to a report of gunshots in the area. Upon arrival, officers located a man on the sidewalk suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene. 

The only information currently available is that someone called 911 to report gunshots. Officers checked a nearby house that may be involved, but whether the house was involved is currently under investigation. No other injuries were reported. 

Detectives are currently going door-to-door looking for witnesses. Crime Scene personnel are processing the scene, searching for and collecting evidence. There is no suspect information currently available. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police. 

The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Allen County Coroner's Office. If ruled a homicide, it will be Allen County's 22nd this year.

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