Arrest made in Lillie Street death investigation

Fort Wayne police have made an arrest in this weekend’s death investigation in the 1200 block of Lillie Street.

Posted: Jan 22, 2018 10:40 AM
Updated: Jan 23, 2018 9:00 AM

Police have arrested the man they believe to be responsible for a shooting that took place on Lillie Street Saturday morning.

26 year old Deyante Stephens has been arrested on charges of murder.

Stephens is accused of shooting two women, one of whom was pregnant, a little after 6:30 Saturday morning on the 1200 block of Lillie Street. The victims: 37 year old Preonda Jones was found dead inside the home. 24 year old Brianna Gould was transported to the hospital suffering from gunshot wounds and pronounced dead.

Gould was pregnant at the time of her death with a baby boy.

These are the third, fourth, and fifth homicides in Allen County for 2018.

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