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One dead after Sunday night shooting in Fort Wayne

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2900 Block of Freuhauf Drive 2900 Block of Freuhauf Drive
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -

One person is dead after a shooting in Fort Wayne over the weekend.

The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2800 block of Fruehauf Drive on reports of gunshots just before 10:30 Sunday evening. When police got to the scene, they found a man inside a residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Paramedics were called to the scene to provide emergency care for the victim, who was initially listed in critical condition. He was pronounced dead shortly after by the paramedics.

Witnesses told police they thought they saw a person running from the area after hearing the gunshots. They were not able to provide any description of the possible subject.

The Allen County coroner identified the man as Ashton Shawn Bright, 25 of Fort Wayne. The cause of death for Bright was identified as multiple gunshot wounds. The manner of death is homicide. This marks the 14th homicide in Allen County for 2018.

Anyone with information on the shooting is being asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260)427-1201 or Allen County Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.

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