Man found shoot to death in north part of city

| August 15, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:01 a.m., Aug. 13, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a reported subject down in the 4100 block of Paul Shaffer Drive after being advised that there was a subject laying face down on the ground.

Upon officers arrival, officers located an adult male laying face down on the ground unresponsive and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim, later identified as 27 year old Jason L. Underwood, deceased.

Detectives were called to the scene and are on scene at this time attempting to locate any possible witnesses to the incident. Crime Scene is also on scene processing the scene for any possible evidence associated to this incident.

Anyone who has any information related to this incident is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at (260) 427- 1201 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner’s Office and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.

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