Man shot dead on Lewis Street

| October 29, 2013

Report courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:55 p.m., Oct. 19, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of E. Lewis Street on the report of a “man down” that was called in by a passing motorist.

Officers arrived to find an adult male unresponsive in the street. The male, later identified as 19-year-old Algia Paul Robert Steward, was transported from the scene in critical condition to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased by attending physicians.

Investigators have yet to establish a motive for this apparent shooting.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroners office, and the Allen County Prosecutors office.

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