Dead man shot multiple times, found in alley of south side homes

Fort Wayne, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne Police are handling a death investigation on the city’s south side.

The body of an adult male was discovered in an alleyway behind a home at 5511 Webster Street just before 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. According to Michael Joyner, Public Information Officer for the Fort Wayne Police, the victim had been shot multiple times.  Investigators believe that he had been there for several hours before anyone found him.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (7867).

The identity of the victim has not been released.

This remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s office, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.