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Woman dead after being shot; police searching for suspect

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Clarmarnic Drive shooting 2020

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - Fort Wayne Police say a woman was shot and killed outside a home early Wednesday evening.

It happened after 5 p.m. in the 1900 block of Clarmarnic Drive, off of E. State Boulevard.

A public information officer with the FWPD tells ABC21 a witness heard several gunshots and spotted a dark-colored SUV leaving the scene.

A suspect may have left the scene on foot.

First responders found a woman suffering from gunshot wounds in the driveway.

She died at the scene, and now investigators are on the lookout for a suspect.

Police told our crews that an SUV was involved in crash nearby, but they couldn't say if the crash is connected to the crime.

Kayla Crandall

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