For Immediate Release
April 25, 2017
Critical Injury Accidental Shooting
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 11:50 a.m.
Location: 4033 Robinwood Drive
Victim: Adult Male/Critical Condition
Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 4033 Robinwood Drive at approximately 11:50 a.m. on the reported shooting. Once on scene officers observed an adult male in the home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported from the scene to a local hospital where he was found to be in critical condition.
Based on preliminary findings, the victim and his son were handling a handgun when it accidentally discharged striking the victim. All parties involved are cooperating with investigators.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department