Southwest Fort Wayne shooting victim identified

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): One of this past weekend’s shooting victims has been identified.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the man that was shot on Brooklyn Avenue near Covington Monday night. 51-year-old Hector Sustaita was shot at about 10:30 p.m. Monday and died at a local hospital.

A woman that also was shot is recovering.

The Coroner’s office has ruled Sustaita’s death a homicide due to gunshot wounds. He’s the 13th homicide in Allen County in 2016.

Investigators have figured out that a man had come to the home and opened fire on the victims before taking off southbound, on foot. No arrests have been made yet.

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