FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner's Office has identified the man who was shot and killed at a Fort Wayne hotel Tuesday morning.
The Fort Wayne Police Department was called to Hawthorn Suites, in the 4900 block of Lima Road on Tuesday at 8:41 p.m. regarding a shooting that took place inside one of the hotel rooms.
The man who was shot was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.
The victim was identified by the coroner as 22-year-old Myquel Lmann Middlebrook of Fort Wayne.
The coroner determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound to the chest and the manner of death is homicide.
Middlebrook is the second homicide in Allen County for 2021.
The shooting remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.