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FWPD arrest suspect in connection to Tuesday afternoon shooting

Derrick Dennis

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Police arrested a man who they say was involved in the shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon, leaving one man dead.

FWPD says they were called just after 2:30 to a disturbance at the Villages of Hanna apartments, on Eden Street.

When officers arrived, they saw a window that was shot out and noticed a blood trail on the ground.

While talking with witnesses, police say the victim walked into a hospital and was said to be in life-threatening condition. He was later pronounced dead.

On Wednesday morning, police arrested 25-year-old Derrick D. Dennis II in connection to the shooting.

According to police, he is charged with murder, which is a level 1 felony.

Emilia Miles

Emilia Miles joined Fort Wayne’s NBC in September 2019 as a Social Media and Digital Content Manager. Emilia also serves as a producer. She’s a Fort Wayne native and graduated from Indiana University.

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