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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 1:00 am

Homicide victim ID'd

He's 25; witnesses might have seen someone flee scene

Journal Gazette

A 25-year-old Fort Wayne man was identified Monday as the person found dead Sunday night in the 2800 block of Fruehauf Drive. 

At 10:15 p.m., city police responded to the southeast side neighborhood after reports of multiple gunshots. Police located a man, identified by the Allen County coroner Monday as Ashton Shawn Bright, inside a nearby home. Bright was killed by multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death is Allen County's 14th homicide this year.

Although witnesses had possibly seen a person fleeing the area on foot after the gunfire, none were able to provide investigators with a description. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department, 260-461-1201, or Allen County Crime Stoppers, 260-436-7867.