Victim IDed: 1 Dead, Another Injured In Home Invasion Double Shooting (PHOTOS)

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By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Victim IDed: 1 Dead, Another Injured In Home Invasion Double Shooting (PHOTOS)

November 5, 2013 Updated Nov 5, 2013 at 2:28 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- One person is dead and another is injured following a double shooting at the Black Bear Creek Apartments in the 1600 block of Reed Road.

The shooting happened Monday shortly before 6 a.m. Police say two men broke into an apartment. One of the suspects, Sylvanus Williams, 36, was shot and killed, the other suspect ran from the scene.

One of the people in the apartment was also shot. He was taken to a local hospital where he was last listed in serious condition. It is unclear at this time who fired the shots.

A woman and a child were also in the apartment at the time, but neither was injured.

The Allen County Coroner's Office has ruled the death a homicide, making it the 40th in Allen County and Fort Wayne this year.




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