Man critical after Lillie stabbing

October 2, 2018

A Fort Wayne man is in critical condition after being stabbed Saturday night in the 2500 block of Lillie Street.

Police responded to a call of a man being shot and lying on the ground.

However, when police arrived at the scene, they instead found that the victim, 

Bryant Dewayne Lawrence, 45, was suffering from multiple stab wounds, according to a police report.

The Lawrence was taken to a hospital in serious condition but was later downgraded to critical.

Detectives began canvassing the scene hoping to find witnesses who could tell them what had happened.

The stabbing remains under investigation and detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.

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