Homicide victim who died after argument on South Lafayette Street identified

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – One woman is dead after reports of an argument Friday night.

Just after 9 p.m. Friday, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a house on the 2300 block of South Lafayette Street on reports of a woman dead after an argument.

After arriving on the scene, officers found a woman inside a house with life-threatening injuries. Paramedics attempted to provide life saving measures, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Allen County Coroner’s Office, the woman has been identified as 30-year-old Brittany N. Deck from Fort Wayne.

The cause of death is a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death is homicide.

Including this case, there have now been 47 homicides in Allen County for 2021.

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

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