Stabbing leaves two dead; police seeking ‘person of interest’

Police say this man may have been involved in a double homicide Christmas Eve. If you recognize him, call police. (Courtesy photo)

Fort Wayne Police are looking for a person of interest in connection with a double homicide around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Coliseum Inn, 1020 N. Coliseum Blvd.

Police responded to the address after receiving a report of a battery. A witness reported a male Hispanic was walking in the area covered in blood. As officers arrived on scene they were flagged down by additional witnesses and dicovered two men who appeared to be suffering from stab wound(s). One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene; the second was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead during surgery.

Preliminary information indicates there was an altercation between at least three subjects prior to the stabbing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867. Thes incident remains under investigation, and the victims’ identities will be released later by the Allen County Coroner’s office.


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