Coroner identifies victim in Sunday shooting downtown

Police say a domestic dispute ended in a man being shot and deemed in life-threatening condition.
Police say a domestic dispute ended in a man being shot and deemed in life-threatening condition.(wpta)
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 2:50 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was shot in downtown Fort Wayne Sunday afternoon.

Fort Wayne police say they were called around noon about a shooting in the 1000 block of Rockhill Street, right across the street from Washington Elementary School. Once they arrived, police found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound following a domestic dispute. Police say they brought in a person of interest for questioning but no arrests have been made in the case.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was said to be in life-threatening condition but later died from his injuries. He has been identified as 44-year-old Montreale Cornelius Turner of Fort Wayne.

His death was ruled a homicide, marking the 23rd in Allen County so far this year.