FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The death of a man who was shot in the chest while apparently trying to sell a gun was accidental, according to the Allen County Coroner’s report.
Thomas E. Minton, 48, of Fort Wayne accidentally shot himself in the chest at a home in the 1400-block of Landers Court on Saturday night.
Fort Wayne police said Minton was trying to sell a gun to a family member when the gun went off. Officers gave him first aid, but he was pronounced dead on the scene.