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Coroner IDs man shot at Coliseum Inn; rules death a homicide

Coliseum Inn sign

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - The Allen County Coroner's Office identified the man shot and killed at the Coliseum Inn Wednesday night.

Jean Emmanuel Duperat, 41, died from his gunshot wounds in an incident at the Fort Wayne motel on Coliseum Boulevard on July 8.

Officers found him inside a motel room.

His death marks the 24th homicide in Allen County this year.

Investigators say they are searching for a suspect and more answers on what led to the shooting.

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