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Man dead after Fort Wayne police-involved shooting

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): One person is dead, one injured after a shooting involving police on Fort Wayne’s south side last night.

According to a release from the Fort Wayne Police Department, police were called to the Auto Zone on East Rudisill at 9:38pm to deal with a man who shot someone inside the business. When police arrived the suspect fled on foot while firing at officers. Police returned fire, killing him at the scene.

The man shot inside the store was taken to an area hospital and is in serious condition. Neither man has been publicly identified yet.

The incident is still under investigation by Fort Wayne Police, the Indiana State Police, the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Allen County Coroner.

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