Man shot, killed Sunday at Coldwater Wal-Mart store

A man was shot and killed Sunday in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in the 5300 block of Coldwater Road.

Shortly after 6 p.m. Fort Wayne Police responded to a report of a possible shooting. Officers were advised that numerous calls were being received advising that a subject was on the ground in the parking lot. They were also getting several different descriptions of the possible suspect.

Upon arrival officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gun shot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition and upon arrival was pronounced dead.

Detectives were advised that there may have been individuals passing by at the time of the incident who may have recorded the incident on their cell phones. Detectives are asking that anyone with footage of the incident or additional information to contact the Detective Bureau at (260)427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at (260)436-7867.

As a precaution, officers entered the Wal-Mart and cleared the inside of the business to make sure there was nobody inside associated with this incident. The business later re-opened.

The identity of the victim will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s office.


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