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Coroner identifies victim of Thursday afternoon shooting in Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

We now know the identity of the man who died in a shooting on Fort Wayne's Southeast side Thursday afternoon.

ABC21 previously reported the shooting happened in the 4100 block of Lillie Street around 3:45 Thursday afternoon. A man was transported from the scene in critical condition to a local hospital where he later died.

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The Allen County Coroner identified the man as Christopher Finley, 29 of Fort Wayne. The cause of death for Finley was determined to be gunshot wound(s). The manner of death is homicide.

Finley marks the 23rd homicide victim in Allen County for 2017. As of the time of this report, the shooting remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Allen County Coroner’s Office. 

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