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Police investigate death of man found in northeast Fort Wayne home

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Fort Wayne Police who were dispatched on a report of a shooting Sunday evening found an unresponsive man who was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

The man was found at 7:40 p.m. inside a single-story home in the 7400 block of Placer Run, police reported. Police were called to the home by the woman who owned the home. Police said she was the dead man’s girlfriend. No one else was found in the home when police responded.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office planned to conduct an autopsy Monday to learn the cause and manner of his death. If he is the victim of a homicide, it will be the 42nd homicide of 2013 in Fort Wayne and Allen County.

His name has not been released yet. The man’s death remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecutors office, and the Allen County Coroner’s office.