Man killed in shooting on Fort Wayne’s west side ID’d


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A man gunned down on Fort Wayne’s west side Sunday evening has been identified.

Police and medics were called Sunday at 6:04 p.m. to the 600 block of Runnion Avenue after several people called 911 saying they heard gunshots. Runnion Avenue is just east of West Main Street and Leesburg Road.

Officers arrived and found a man down on a sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead.

He was identified as 40-year-old Pablo Guzman Vasquez of Fort Wayne. An autopsy found Vasquez died of multiple gunshot wounds, and his death was ruled a homicide.

Following the shooting, detectives went gone door to door, searching for and interviewing witnesses. Crime scene personnel processed the scene, searching for and collecting evidence.

There is currently no suspect information available.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department.

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