Coroner identifies the victims from Tuesday shooting near downtown Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the two victims from a shooting Tuesday evening near downtown Fort Wayne.

The victim that was pronounced dead at the scene was identified as 40-year old Jennifer Ann Dray.

Wednesday morning, the Allen County Coroner’s Office confirmed that the second victim from the shooting died in the hospital, and was identified as 30-year old Amanda Lee Shroyer.

At approximately 5:13 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 800 block of 3rd Street on reports of a problem unknown, according to the police activity log. The initial caller told dispatch there were two unconscious females inside a residence.

Responding officers report finding two unconscious women suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

One woman was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. The other woman was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and she later died.

Detectives canvassed the neighborhood and spoke with potential witnesses, police said. Witnesses were also transported to police headquarters for interviews. Detectives hope to have additional information once those interviews are completed.

There is no suspect information to provide at this time. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

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