Fatal Shooting On Chippendale Ct., Victim Identified

By Emily Dwire- 21Alive
By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Fatal Shooting On Chippendale Ct., Victim Identified

June 12, 2014 Updated Jun 12, 2014 at 2:31 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- One person is dead after a shooting on the city's southeast side. Fort Wayne Police were called to the 4200 block of Chippendale Ct. just after 9 Wednesday night on reports of gunfire.

The victim has been identified as Nicholas Xavier Palacio, 29, of Fort Wayne. The Allen County Coroner has ruled the manner of death as a homicide.

When officers arrived they found a man inside a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the man dead.

Police say preliminary information indicates that the shooting happened inside the residence. Witnesses tell police a white vehicle left the scene after shots were fired.

If you have any information you're asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.

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