Autopsy determines man found dead behind apartment died from gunshot wound


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The man found dead behind a southeast Fort Wayne apartment building Wednesday afternoon has been identified by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

An autopsy determined that Selman Delic, 26, of Fort Wayne died from a gunshot wound to the chest and his death has been ruled a homicide.

On Wednesday afternoon, Fort Wayne police and medics were called around to 3200 Diplomat Drive, in the Whispering Creek Apartments complex off Hessen Cassel Road near McMillen Golf Course, on a report of an unknown problem. A caller said a man was down in the area, police said.

Officers arrived to find a man down in the back of the address. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information about the killing is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 260-436-STOP or the Detective Bureau at 260-427-1201.

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