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Madison shooting victim ID’d

September 2, 2018

The man killed in a Thursday night shooting on Madison Street has been identified.

The Allen County coroner’s office Saturday said Ricky Joe Pelmear, 40, of Fort Wayne is the 33rd homicide victim this year.

He died from at least one gunshot wound, the coroner’s office said.

Fort Wayne police Friday identified the two people injured in Thursday’s shooting. Reports are the incident happened at a home in the 800 block of Madison.

According to a news release from Sgt. Jim Seay, Fort Wayne Police Department public information spokesman, Jason Sandy, 41, is in critical condition and Rachel Burtz, 33, is in serious condition. Both were shot inside the home.

No arrests have been made.

Fort Wayne police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.

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