A man Fort Wayne police found dead inside a parked vehicle in the 300 block of Kinnaird Avenue early Wednesday was shot, officials said today.
Police say 18-year-old Jose G. Razo-Rodriquez was in the driver’s seat when officers arrived about 12:30 a.m., following up on a neighbor’s phone call about a suspicious vehicle stopped in an alley in the area, according to a news release from the Fort Wayne Police Department. Razo-Rodriquez was found unconscious when police arrived and was pronounced dead shortly after by medics.
The Allen County coroner's office said the victim is the 28th homicide of the year.
Kinnaird Avenue is located just south of Lutheran Park between Broadway and Webster Street.
The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Fort Wayne police at 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.