Critical Injury Accidental Shooting April 25, 2017


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.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department