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UPDATE: Police investigating shooting on Fort Wayne’s South Side

(WOWO News)

12/26/19 2:30 p.m. UPDATE:  The Allen County Coroner has identified the woman who was shot on the evening of Sunday, December 22 in the 1800 block of Fox Point Trail.

18-year-old Dominique N. Taylor of Fort Wayne died of multiple gunshot wounds and the coroner has determined her manner of death is a homicide.

Taylor is the 26th homicide in Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2019.


*UPDATE: The woman has died, according to the Allen County Coroner. The original story, published on 12/23/19, follows below.*

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne Police are investigating a shooting that happened last night at the Villa Capri Apartments near the intersection of US 27 and South Anthony Boulevard.

Officers were called to the parking lot at the apartment complex just after 10:30 PM Sunday night on reports of a female shot. Officers found the woman suffering from gunshot wounds. She was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. She remains in critical condition.

Initial information is that the victim and her friend were talking in the parking lot when shots were fired from an undetermined location. It’s unknown if the victim and/or her friend were the intended targets or if the victim was struck by a stray bullet. No other injuries were reported – the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1230.


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