West Wildwood Avenue shooting victim identified

West Wildwood fatal shooting
West Wildwood fatal shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The coroner has identified the man who was shot and killed in southwest Fort Wayne on Sunday afternoon.

Police said they responded to gunshots in the 1200-block of West Wildwood Avenue at around 12:20 p.m. Sunday. Lance A. Murray, 30, was found in the 1300-block of Home Avenue, which is north of West Wildwood.

The Allen County Coroner said Murray died of gunshot wounds. His death was declared a homicide.

Murray’s death marks the 38th homicide in Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2013.

John Chambers, spokesperson for the Fort Wayne Police Department, said witnesses saw a white car speeding away from the scene following the sound of gunshots.

Chambers said there is no suspect information and no arrests have been made as of Sunday afternoon.

If you have any information regarding this shooting, call Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP or the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at (26) 427-1201.

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