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BARNHART TRIPLE SHOOTING 2020 6

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Police have arrested three people for murder in connection to the triple shooting Wednesday morning.

Just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, someone arrived at a home in the 2400 block of Barnhart Avenue and found three people who had been shot.

First responders arrived and rushed a man and a woman to the hospital in critical condition. The woman died there from her injuries.

Another man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say they believe a robbery was taking place at the time of the shooting.

Police have now arrested three people in connection to the shooting.

Kyaw Hlang, 22, Kerwins Louis, 20, and Jamesley Paul, 23, were arrested Wednesday afternoon at different locations without incident.

Hlang is charged with two counts of felony murder, two counts of murder, robbery, and violations of probation and reentry court.

Louis is charged with two counts of felony murder, robbery, and possession of a controlled substance.

Paul is charged with two counts of felony murder and robbery.

Corinne Rose reported this story.

Jazlynn Bebout

Jazlynn Bebout is the Assignment Desk Editor and Digital Editor at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @jazlynnsb

Corinne Rose

Corinne Rose is a reporter for WPTA.

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