Armed Robbery with Shooting/Critical Condition

For Immediate Release

Incident: Armed Robbery involving a Shooting
Victim: Male, at a local hospital with life threatening injuries
Suspect: Male/ possibly injured with a gunshot wound
Location: 1100 St Joe Blvd
Incident Date and Time: 05-10-2019 1725hrs
Control Number: 19F053208

Details: Police responded to an armed robbery with a shooting. Upon arrival they found a male on scene who was suffering from gun shots. He was transported to a local hospital where he was said to be suffering from life threatening injuries. He is undergoing medical treatment at this time.
It appears an armed male entered the business and demanded money. The victim, who was inside the business, pulled out a weapon and he and the suspect exchanged gunfire. Several shots were exchanged.

The suspect left either on foot or possibly on a bicycle. There is evidence to suggest he may have been stuck during the exchange and injured. Should you encounter anyone with injuries we ask that you contact 911. The subject is still believed to be armed and dangerous. We ask anyone who may have seen the suspect or has any information to contact Crime Stoppers 426-STOP (7867).

Sofia Rosales-Scatena
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department