Fort Wayne police were called to a residence just north of downtown near Spy Run Avenue.
When they arrived to the 600 block of Riverside Avenue Friday evening at 6:56 p.m. they found a woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Paramedics on the scene pronounced her dead.
Police are talking with people who were inside to determine exactly what happened.
There is no suspect information at this time and no arrests have been made.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. The exact cause and manner of death will be released by the Allen County Coroners Office. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Prosecutors Office, and the Allen County Coroners Office.