FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The identity of a man shot and killed early Friday morning has been released.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy that determined Travis Gilbert, 28, of Fort Wayne died from a gunshot wound to the chest and his death has been ruled a homicide.

Gilbert was shot and killed inside a home on St. Marys Avenue at around 1:30 a.m. on September 15. Another person was also shot, but his injuries were not life-threatening.

Three people were arrested by Fort Wayne police later that day.

At approximately, 7:25 p.m. officers attempted a traffic stop near Williams St. and Harrison St. after determining two suspects were in the vehicle. Police said Royal Davis, 36, and Jessica Fuentes, 29, were in the vehicle and fled the scene.

This led to a high-speed pursuit that ended near I-469 and US 27 where the vehicle crashed. Both of the suspects were taken into custody after fleeing on foot.

A third suspect, Robert Ward, 28, was taken into custody in the 1400 block of Dubois Street at approximately 2 a.m. on September 16.

“From the moment the Homicide Unit was called out, the detectives didn’t stop investigating until they identified, located, and arrested those responsible for the homicide. The detectives ran down every piece of actionable intelligence and were able to make three homicide arrests in less than 24 hours,” said Detective, Sergeant, Matt Wilson of the FWPD homicide unit.

Royal R. Davis Jr was preliminarily charged with;

  • Murder
  • Felony Murder
  • Attempted Murder
  • Fleeing-Vehicle
  • Resisting arrest

Jessica Fuentes was preliminarily charged with;

  • Murder
  • Felony Murder
  • Attempted Murder

Robert Ward was preliminarily charged with;

  • Robbery- Resulting in Death, level 1