Another shooting happened where four people were shot during the tribute for Tyreece Vachon, 19, in Fort Wayne, Indiana’s McCormick Park.
Another Shooting Leads 1 Person Dead, and Three Wounded
One person killed and three others injured when another shooting broke out during an outdoor memorial for a 19-year-old murder victim in an Indiana park. During a balloon release at Fort Wayne’s McCormick Park at roughly 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, another shooting were fired, according to Officer Anthony Krock’s statement. They rushed a woman and three guys to the hospital. Krock states that one of the men was killed in another shooting. He was unable to provide any updates on the others’ health. A local woman, Krissy Williams, told the newspaper that her son paid respects during the memorial service for Tyreece Vachon, a 19-year-old who was shot and killed Tuesday outside of an apartment complex.
Near McCormick Park, at the corner of Redwood and McCormick Avenues in the Harvester neighborhood, at around 6:43 p.m. on Wednesday, from a a press release issued by the Fort Wayne Police Department, dispatchers had received numerous calls reporting another shooting, with several casualties possible from gunshot wounds. After officers arrived at the 2300 block of Redwood Avenue, they saw a big number of people running away, as reported by the police. When police arrived, they found a woman who had been shot. The woman was given first aid at the scene before being sent to the hospital.
Before the police arrived, three male victims were taken to the hospital. An adult guy was confirmed dead upon arrival at the hospital. The Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Fort Wayne Police Department are continuing their investigation into the tragedy. Police in Fort Wayne, Indiana, ask that anybody with information about this shooting call them at (419) 427-1201, call Crime Stoppers at (419) 436-7867, or utilize the free “P3 Tips” app.
Vachon Died in Multiple Gunshots
It has not yet been determined who was fatally injured at the memorial. At around 2:23 a.m. Tuesday, Vachon and a female victim was in another shooting in the parking lot of the West Wind Apartments. Vachon, a former North Side High School football and basketball player, passed away at the hospital, while the unidentified female recovered. There have been no arrests, according to the police. According to WANE, the Allen County Coroner classified Vachon’s death a homicide on Wednesday after determining that he died from several gunshot wounds.
According to Vachon’s older brother, the 19-year-old managed the popular apparel line “Fear None,” which boasted almost 26,000 Instagram followers. Mark Vachon told WANE that before his little brother got to reach his full potential, and seeing him pass so early was very heartbreaking, but being the man of the family, he’ve got to stay strong for them.
“I think it’s a good time for people to step back, show love to their loved ones and appreciate the times that we get here because we never know when somebody is going to go.” he added.