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UPDATE: Winona shooting victim identified

WINONA, Minn. (KTTC) -

Police have identified the victim of a deadly shooting at a Winona apartment Sunday afternoon. 

Winona Police officers were called to the 1200 block of Gilmore Avenue at 1:05 p.m. Sunday on reports of a man who had been shot.

According to police, officers arrived to find Adam Tylor Fort, 31, of Winona, who had been shot once in the torso. Medical personnel worked to save Fort, but he was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

Witnesses told police that two people had come into the apartment and demanded money. One of the men shot Fort, before both left and got into a dark gray, four-door vehicle. They drove away, heading west on Gilmore Avenue.

Police are searching for the two suspects. One is described as a lighter skinned, African American male, about 5'9" tall and weighing about 200 pounds. The other suspect is described as an African American male, about 25 years old, about 5'5" tall, weighing about 150 pounds with short hair.

Police said it appears Fort may have been targeted in the incident. Neighbors tell us the apartment is no stranger to suspicious activity, and there are often police calls there.

"It's been kind of a trouble spot for the neighborhood," said neighbor Joe Bambeneck.

Another, who lives just feet from the apartment, says she's witnessed lots of activity in the 24 years she's lived in  her home.

"I think there's some drug activity out here," said Barb Niemeyer. "We live on a dead end street and the cars will come and they're usually young boys. They go in that back door over there, and they're usually only in there for five or 10 minutes."

Late into Sunday night, Gilmore Avenue was shut down. Authorities were buzzing, with the Winona Police Department leading the investigation. Neighbors say investigators asked them questions, but did not answer many.

"The only thing I thought would have been nice is if they told t he neighbors that these fellas were around," said Niemeyer. "That maybe we should lock our doors or something."

The Winona Police Department is asking anyone with information to call the Law Enforcement Center at 507-457-6302.

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