FORT WAYNE — A Warsaw man died Sunday morning after he was shot inside a vehicle north of Fort Wayne.
At 3:30 a.m. Sunday, March 15, the Allen County Coroner’s Office was contacted and advised of a shooting investigation at the 5300 block of Hursh Road in Allen County.
The victim was identified as Nicholas Phillips, 36, Warsaw.
According to authorities, Phillips was found in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died a short time later.
According to a news release from the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, the investigation also determined that a disturbance had occurred prior to the shooting and a second victim was also taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries sustained during the disturbance.
Phillips’ cause of death was ruled a gunshot wound to the head and it has been ruled a homicide.
This is the 10th homicide in Allen County for 2020. The incident remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.