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Coroner ID’s man shot and killed at E. Lewis Street party

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - The Allen County Coroner's Office says a 29-year-old Fort Wayne man was shot and killed over the weekend.

On Sunday, July 26, police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of E. Lewis Street.

Detectives said there was a large party of about 100 people when gunfire rang out, hitting three people.

Medics rushed two people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while one man was mortally wounded.

Frederick D. Sanders, 29, was shot multiple times and died from his wounds, the Allen County Coroner said Monday morning.

The coroner's office ruled his death the 28th homicide in Allen County this year.

READ MORE: One dead and two injured in shooting on Lewis Street.

Please ask that anyone with surveillance camera footage or any other information to call Crime Stoppers 260-436-STOP or the FWPD Detective Bureau 260-427-1201.

Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She serves as the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @KaylerJayne.

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