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UPDATED: Fort Wayne Police seek information after shooting on Lillie Street

Fort Wayne Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at around 3:45 p.m. Thursday in the 4100 block of Lillie Street. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of The News-Sentinel)
Fort Wayne Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at around 3:45 p.m. Thursday in the 4100 block of Lillie Street. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of The News-Sentinel)
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Man taken to hospital in critical condition, where he died, according to police.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 05:17 pm

Fort Wayne Police are seeking information from the public in the death of a man shot Thursday afternoon in the 4100 block of Lillie Street.

Police spokesman Officer Mark A. Bieker said police were called at around 3:45 p.m. Thursday to a report of a shooting. Officers found the victim with a gunshot wound. Medics treated him and he was taken in critical condition to a hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead a short time later, according to Bieker. 

Police detectives canvassed the neighborhood to look for witnesses but had no suspect information, according Bieker. 

Anyone with tips can call Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 1-260-427-1201 or CrimeStoppers at 1-260-436-STOP (1-260-436-7867).

The man's name and manner of death are expected to be released from the Allen County Coroner's Office. The investigation is continuing by police, the coroner's office and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.

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