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Man found shot dead in Walgreens parking lot ID'd

Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) - A 19 year old was found shot to death in a pharmacy parking lot early Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the parking lot of Walgreens in the 2400 block of North Coliseum Boulevard around 12:13 a.m. They'd been told a person there was unconscious inside a vehicle.

When police arrived, they found a man inside the driver's seat of a car had been shot.

He was pronounced dead by paramedics. The victim was identified later as Carlos M. Hamilton, a 19-year-old from Fort Wayne. Police are treating his death as a homicide. 

Detectives are reviewing surveillance footage from nearby businesses. No suspect information has been made available. 

The death now marks the 27th homicide in Allen County for 2018. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.


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