Arrest made in fatal Tuesday morning shooting – Updated

Photo Supplied/Fort Wayne Police Dept.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Allen County Coroner has identified the victim in the Tuesday morning shooting at the Hawthorne Suites as Myquel Lyman Middlebrook, 22, from Fort Wayne. He was killed by a gunshot wound to the chest. His death is Allen County’s second homicide of 2021.

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An arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that happened on the north side of Fort Wayne yesterday.

After receiving a number of tips throughout the day, police arrested 28-year-old Joseph Rose of Fort Wayne at 6:46pm Tuesday on a murder charge for fatally shooting a man at the Hawthorne Suites hotel at about 8:40am that morning.

The details behind Rose’s motive for the shooting, as well as the victim’s identity, have not yet been released.

1 COMMENT

  1. Thanks Darrin, for keeping us informed.

    Just when i thought i’d ditch my preconceived notions of people sporting facial tattoos, for my 2021 New Years’ resolution, someone displaying Schutzstaffel’s and Swastikas’ comes along…

    ..now before i backtrack my promise, What are the odds that it was merely an accidental shooting?

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