Man dead following shooting near Lake and Anthony

A man is dead following a shooting in the 1700 Block of Lake Avenue just West of Anthony Boulevard Tuesday night.

Officers were advised that witnesses had heard multiple gunshots and had observed a male subject being shot in front of the business. Several subjects were seen running from the scene.

Upon Officers arrival found a man on the ground in front of a business suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics and fire personnel pronounced him dead on the scene. Detectives began to canvass the area and speak with multiple witnesses as what they had seen or heard. Detectives were also attempting to locate any possible businesses or homes nearby with surveillance cameras that would possibly assist them in their investigation.

The incident remains under investigation, and the name of the victim has not been released. Anyone with information is asked to call The Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at (260) 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867

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