Victim identified in Fort Wayne Tuesday night shooting

The victim of a Tuesday night shooting in Fort Wayne has been identified.

Posted: Aug 21, 2019 1:45 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The victim of a Tuesday night shooting in Fort Wayne has been identified.

The Allen County Coroners Office has identified the victim as23-year-old Lashonda Eldridge of Fort Wayne.

Eldridge was located in a car by police in the 2500 Block of S. Anthony Blvd. in Fort Wayne on Tuesday, around 9:42 p.m.

The coroner has ruled her death as a homicide from gunshot wounds.

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Eldridge suffering from gunshot wounds and was transported by medics to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

She is the 16th homicide victim in Allen County this year.

The incident remains under investigation.

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