Coroner identifies victim of Tuesday evening shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) — The Allen County Coroner has identified the person found dead in the middle of the street Tuesday evening.

ABC21 previously reported the shooting happened near Smith Street and Senate Avenue. When police arrived, they found the victim lying in the middle of the street where he died.

READ MORE: Fort Wayne shooting kills one

The Allen County Coroner identified the victim as 18-year-old Demarcus Hale Jr. The cause of death for Hale was determined to be gunshot wounds. The manner of death was determined to be a homicide.

This is the third homicide for the year in Allen County.

Jacob Burbrink

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