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Shock and Concern: Fort Wayne Faces Double Tragedy as Two Men Charged with Murder in a Matter of Days

BySamantha Johnson

Mar 6, 2024
Man charged with murder following deadly shooting at Economy Inn on Tuesday morning

A 66-year-old Kenneth Hogan, a man from Fort Wayne, has been charged with murder in relation to the death of 64-year-old David Lee Norris. The shooting occurred on Monday and resulted in the death of Norris. Hogan also faces an aggravated battery charge for allegedly shooting and injuring a woman during the incident. This marks the first fatal shooting in Fort Wayne this week.

Meanwhile, a 50-year-old Archie West Jr., is facing a murder charge after a shooting at the Economy Inn on Coliseum Blvd. Tuesday morning. West is currently being held at the Allen County Jail on one count of murder. Detectives stated that two men were arguing when one fired a shot, ultimately killing the victim. The victim was shot around 11:30 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene.

This incident marks the second fatal shooting in Fort Wayne this week, causing concern and shock in the community. Authorities are actively investigating both cases to bring justice to those affected by these tragic events. The increase in violence in the area has raised awareness about the importance of community support and crime prevention efforts. The local news outlet, WPTA, will continue to provide updates on these cases and the ongoing efforts to address violence in Fort Wayne. Copyright 2024 WPTA

By Samantha Johnson

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