Man found guilty in 2020 fatal shooting

Cameron Hallett
Cameron Hallett(Staff)
Published: Apr. 28, 2022 at 4:46 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - Cameron Blake Hallett was found guilty of murder Thursday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old back in February of 2020.

According to court documents, Hallett ambushed Eric McDonnell on Feb. 19, 2020 in an alley near Euclid Avenue where McDonnell was beaten and shot. Investigators say McDonnell named his killer when two witnesses ran to the scene, saying “Blako shot me”. McDonnell was taken to a local hospital where he died.

15-year-old Eric McDonnell, Jr.
15-year-old Eric McDonnell, Jr.(Staff)

Hallett’s sentencing is scheduled for July 8, 2022.

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