Man arrested and charged with murder in 2019 fatal shooting

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man has been charged with murder in a 2019 shooting death.

Demetre Payton, 27, was arrested and served a murder warrant yesterday at the Allen County Jail. Police say he was being held there for possession of a handgun without a permit.

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Payton is accused of murder in the shooting death of Jamarcus Kindred. Police were called to a parking lot near Lafayette and Williams at 6:35 a.m. back on July 27 of last year. Kindred was found suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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