Critical Injury Shooting December 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

December 28, 2018

Critical Shooting Investigation


Date:        12/28/2018


Time:        9:06 PM


Location:  4000 Wayne Trace


Victim:     Adult Male / Critical Condition




On Friday, 12/28/2018, at approximately 9:06 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4000 block of Wayne Trace reference gunshots being fired in the area.  Dispatch received several calls from citizens indicating they heard gunshots.  One caller reported there was a subject lying in the middle of the parking lot.  Officers arrived on scene and located a male/adult victim lying in the parking lot.  The victim was unresponsive and appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s).  Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.


Detectives are canvassing the apartment complex and speaking with residents in an attempt to locate possible witnesses.  Crime Scene Detectives are currently processing the scene and collecting evidence


Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.  This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.  There are no additional details at this time.


Officer Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department