Critical Injury Shooting June 24, 2017

For Immediate Release

June 24, 2017

Critical Injury Shooting

Date:                           Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time:                           2:51 am

Location:                    200 Pearl St

Victim: Adult Male / Critical Condition


On June 24, 2017, at 2:51am, off-duty officers were working security on W. Columbia St., when they were notified of gunshots in the north/south alley off of 200 Pearl St. As officers were searching the area, they were notified that an adult male was dropped off at a local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds, and that he was in critical condition. He was taken to another hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Detectives are searching the alley, trying to locate any witnesses and to confirm that the shooting took place here. There are several businesses in the area, so investigators will be seeking video surveillance.  Crime Scene units are searching the scene for any evidence.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police.

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


Chris Felton

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department