Critical Injury Shooting December 31, 2018


Shooting Investigation



Date/Time of Incident:          12-31-2018  4:00 AM

Location of Incident:              Unknown

Victim:                                    Male



On Monday December 31, 2018 at approximately 4:00 AM the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a local hospital in reference to a male that had arrived by private means suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Upon arriving at the hospital, the male was determined to be in critical condition.


At approximately 3:40 AM, Fort Wayne Police Dispatch received a 911 call from an individual advising of suspicious people in the area of the 9200 block of Spring Breeze Court. As the individual was on the phone with dispatch, there were possible gunshots heard outside in the area.

Investigators are attempting to determine if the two incidents are possibly related with eachother as they canvassing the neighborhood speaking with neighbors to see if anyone may have seen or heard anything. Investigators are trying to determine where the shooting actually occurred. This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be provided as it becomes available.


The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for anyone who may have information in reference to the shooting to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP.


This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.



John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department