Man gunned down on Fort Wayne’s southeast side ID’d


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The death of a man found shot to death in the street on the city’s southeast side late Thursday has been ruled a homicide.

FWPD were dispatched to the 4600 block Werling Drive at 11:20 p.m. on a “Problem Unknown,” according to the activity log.

When officers arrived they found a man lying in the street. Medics were dispatched and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

He was identified Friday as 34-year-old Elgin Markeith Davis of Fort Wayne. An autopsy found Davis died of a gunshot wound and his death was ruled a homicide.

Police said witnesses heard gunshots in the area before the incident occurred.

The road surrounding the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Werling Drive was closed while police investigated.

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