Police find man, 25, shot dead inside van

Residents stand along Winter Street on Dec. 3, 2017 where a man was found shot to death inside of a van, according to FWPD.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man was found shot to death inside of a van on Winter Street Sunday evening, according to city police spokesman Officer Mark Bieker.

Police were called to Winter Street north of Roosevelt Drive at 6 p.m. for a reported shooting.

Bieker said officers arrived and found a man in the driver’s seat of a van parked along the curb. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 25-year-old Martell Dorel Milton. Milton died of a gunshot wound to the head, the coroner said, and his death was ruled a homicide.

Detectives canvassed the area looking for potential witnesses and to gather more information about what happened. Crime scene technicians also gathered and photographed potential evidence.

No suspect information was available.

The shooting is under investigation.