Fort Wayne Police has confirmed a handgun in close proximity to the suspect killed in the May 22 police action shooting.
The fatal shooting took place in the early morning after police responded to apparent gunfire on Fort Wayne's southeast side. Police attempted to pull over a vehicle, which sped off. The chase led police to the 3600 block of Oliver Street, where the car they were pursuing crashed into a vacant house.
Officer Christopher Hawthorn, a member of the gang unit fired his weapon at 26-year-old Shaquille I. Kelly of Fort Wayne.