Abbott Street shooting victim identified

Local News

The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a shooting on Abbott St. Sunday morning. 

He has been identified as 45-year-old Shawn Ware. The gunshot wounds were the cause of death. It has been ruled a homicide.

Officers were called to the 3000 block of Abbott Street around 5 a.m. after a report a man down in the street.

FWPD Spokesman Officer Michael Joyner said police found a Ware who appeared to have been shot. The victim was pronounced dead by paramedics. 

Ware is the 11th homicide in Allen County for 2018.

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Fort Wayne police or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP.

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