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Coroner IDs 15-year-old shot to death near Euclid Avenue

The victim was found in an alley Wednesday night.

Posted: Feb 20, 2020 11:51 AM
Updated: Feb 20, 2020 11:17 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- The Allen County Coroner has identified a 15-year-old who was shot to death near Euclid Avenue Wednesday night.

The coroner says Eric Ray McDonnell, Jr. died from a gunshot wound. 

A teen is now dead after police say he was shot near Euclid Avenue. (WFFT)

Fort Wayne police say they found McDonnell in an alley near the 2800 block of Euclid Avenue around 7:10 p.m. 

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:15 p.m. 

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide, the 5th of the year so far in Fort Wayne. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.

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