Fort Wayne Police launch death investigation, man found dead from apparent gunshot wounds

Top Stories

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fort Wayne Police are investigating the death of a man who died from apparent gunshot wounds Saturday morning.

FWPD responded to a call of an “unknown problem” at 8:40 a.m. at 4534 S Lafayette Boulevard.

Public Information Officer Lisa Woods told WANE 15 that a family member found the victim who was a 40-year-old male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics on the scene declared him deceased.

Woods said that the possibility of the gunshot wounds being self-inflicted is “unlikely.” Fort Wayne Police Homicide and Crime Scene units were on the scene piecing together what occurred. They canvased the area and spoke with any potential witnesses to the incident.

This investigation is ongoing. The Allen County Coroner will release further details when found.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 260-427-1201 or to submit information on the P3 Crime Tips application for the Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss