Shooting on Abbott Street, one man dead

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Abbott Street in reference to a shooting around 3 a.m. Friday.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a man lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified him as 59-year-old Victor Curry of Fort Wayne.

Preliminary information indicates there was a disturbance at a nearby residence prior to the shooting.

Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses and neighborhood residents.

Crime Scene Technicians are still processing the scene and collecting evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.

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