Man in Waynedale shot to death outside Bluffton Park Apartments

Officers responded to an apartment on Boardwalk Circle and found a man lying outside with a gunshot wound.

Posted: Oct 17, 2019 10:04 AM
Updated: Oct 17, 2019 3:11 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- A man died early Thursday morning after he was shot outside of a Fort Wayne apartment, according to Fort Wayne police. 


Officers responded to the 2900 block of Boardwalk Circle, Bluffton Park Apartments, around 1:25 a.m. and found a man lying outside of an apartment. 

Police say he was taken to a hospital where he later died. No one else was injured.

Investigators say witnesses heard a "disturbance" between two men and then a gunshot shortly after the victim arrived at the apartment complex.

Police say the man who fired the shot is talking to investigators and is considered a person of interest. No charges have been filed. 

Investigators say they're still trying to determine the relationship between the two men and whether either man was a resident of the complex.

They are talking to witnesses and hope to review security camera footage. 

No names have been released at this time. 

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