Man shot to death in car on Mauldin Drive

| June 11, 2013

Courtesy of Raquel Foster, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:41 p.m., June 4, officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to the 2700 block of Mauldin in reference to a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male, seated in the driver’s seat of a blue Chevrolet four-door car. Medical personnel pronounced the victim, later identified as 45-year-old Derrick D. Carlisle, dead at the scene.

Witnesses reported that a male/black, 5’10”, 150 pounds ran from the scene northbound and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. A second suspect, a heavy-set, male/black was seen driving a red, 1990s-era Cadillac with a white top, possibly missing an emblem on the passenger’s side, was seen driving eastbound from the scene after the shooting.

Anyone with information about this vehicle or the suspects is requested to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians of the Fort Wayne Police Department, representatives of the Allen County Coroner’s Office and Allen County Prosecutor’s Office were notified and arrived to investigate. More information is expected after an autopsy is performed on the deceased victim.

Assisting agencies included the Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) and the Three Rivers Ambulance Authority (TRAA).


This article originally appeared in the June 12 print edition.

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