Police suspect dies in shooting

May 22, 2019

Fort Wayne police are investigating the shooting death of a suspect following an early morning chase today.

Officers said they were patrolling the Reed and Baxter streets area about 2 a.m. when they heard gunshots. Police spotted a nearby vehicle that sped off as they approached.

The suspect crashed into an apparent vacant house in the 3600 block of Oliver Street and at some point during a confrontation the suspect was shot, according to a news release.

No further information was provided.



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