UPDATE: 14-year-old dies after Sunday morning shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – The 14-year-old previously listed in critical condition after a Sunday morning shooting has died.

RELATED: Two juveniles injured in Sunday morning shooting

Darius Marcel Boone was shot just before 7 a.m. in the 2700 block of Chestnut Street, and was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

His cause of death has been determined to be a gunshot wound to the head, and the manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

Boone is the 15th homicide victim in Allen County this year.

A 14-year-old was arrested Monday in relation to the shooting, and is facing a juvenile charge of criminal recklessness.

RELATED: 14-year-old arrested following Sunday morning shooting

A 9-year-old boy was also shot during the incident, and was last reported in fair condition.


  1. Nothing about who’s gun it was? Where were the parents? Why wasn’t the gun locked up? WOWO, can you investigate a little more or do you just regurgitate information already out there? You’re better than that.


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