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19-year-old dead after being shot on Abbott Street

Police believe the 19-year-old victim was shot in the area of Pontiac and Abbott Streets.

Posted: Jan 14, 2020 4:06 PM
Updated: Jan 15, 2020 2:52 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — A man is dead after a shooting on Fort Wayne's southeast side.

According to court documents, the 19-year-old victim was shot in the 2800 block of Abbott Street.

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Police say the victim was then driven to the Woodview Manor Apartment Complex area on Fort Wayne's northeast side.

Investigators say the victim was with a female at a location on Abbott Street when the shooting took place.

Then the male was put into a car and driven to another location on the city's northeast side.

Police say the victim was eventually on the way to a hospital, but the driver pulled over around the area of Lisa Court and Vance Avenue where police and medics tried to help the victim.

The victim was then taken to the hospital where he later died.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police (260) 436-7867.

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