Autopsy confirms man found dead inside crashed car was shot to death

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Allen County Coroner’s Office released details Wednesday afternoon of an autopsy done on a man found dead inside a car that crashed just south of downtown Fort Wayne Tuesday night.

Police responded to the 2300 block of John Street just before 11 p.m. on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds in a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An initial investigation revealed the shooting occurred while the victim was inside the vehicle. The victim then crashed into a parked vehicle along John Street.

The autopsy determined that Johnny Mathes Foy III died from a gunshot wound to the chest and his death has been ruled a homicide.

Police say there is currently no suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867 or use the free “P3 Tips” app.    

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