UPDATE: Victim identified in weekend Walmart parking lot shooting, suspect photo released

(WOWO News)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – A man is dead after he was found on the ground in the Walmart parking lot.

Just after 6:00 p.m., officers from the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Walmart located in the 5300 block of Coldwater Road on several reports of a possible shooting.

After arriving, officers located an adult male lying in the parking lot from an apparent gunshot wound.  He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office later identified him as Andre Paris Leslie, 20 of Fort Wayne.

He died from multiple gunshot wounds, and his manner of death has been ruled a homicide.

Leslie is the 12th homicide in Allen County this year.

Photo Supplied – FWPD

Police have provided the photo on the left as a potential suspect involved in the shooting. If you recognize him, or have any information on the incident, contact the Detective Bureau at 260-427-1201 or call Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867.

As a precaution, officers searched Walmart and were able to determine that there was nobody inside that was connected to the shooting.

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The investigation is still ongoing by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner’s Office and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.


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