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Two Dead, One Injured In Fort Wayne Triple Shooting
Friday, February 28, 2020

Two people are dead and one is critically injured in a triple shooting that happened in Fort Wayne early Wednesday morning.

Fort Wayne Police were called to the 2400 block of Barnhart Avenue at around 12:30 am Wednesday to find the three victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. A man was pronounced dead at the scene, while another man and a woman were taken to nearby hospitals for life-threatening injuries. The woman has since died.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office reports Mon Ong, age 21 of Fort Wayne, was pronounced dead at the scene. His death was due to a gunshot wound to the chest and has been ruled a homicide.

A man and woman were also taken to the hospital. The woman, Brooke J. Wendel, age 23 of Fort Wayne, died at the hospital due to her injuries. The coroner ruled her cause of death due to a gunshot wound to the head and ruled her death a homicide.

Police have identified one person of interest in the case and are currently looking for them. Anyone with information in the case is being asked to call the FWPD at 260-427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 260-436-STOP.



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