Barnhart Avenue shooting victims identified by Allen County Coroner

The man and woman who were killed in a shooting on the city’s northeast side were identified by the coroner Thursday.

Posted: Feb 27, 2020 12:03 PM
Updated: Feb 27, 2020 7:47 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The man and woman who were killed in a shooting on the city’s northeast side were identified by the coroner Thursday.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as 21-year-old Mon Ong and 23-year-old Brooke J. Wendel, both from Fort Wayne.

Barnhart Avenue fatal shooting courtesy Joseph Aurich

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The Fort Wayne Police Department arrested 23-year-old Kyaw Hlang, 20-year-old Kerwins Louis and 23-year-old Jamesley Paul each on two counts of murder and robbery in connection to their deaths.

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Ong's cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the chest and the manner of death is homicide.

Wendel's cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death is homicide.

They are the 7th and 8th Homicides in Allen County for 2020.

This incident remains under investigation.

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