For Immediate Release
March 13, 2017
Critical Injury Shooting
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Location: 2500 S. Lafayette St
Victim: Adult Male/Critical Condition
Adult Male/Critical Condition
On Monday, March 13, 2016, at 9:10pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the rear alley of the 2500 block of S. Lafayette St. Officers arrived and located an adult male in the alley suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s), who was determined to be in critical condition. While tending to this male, officers received a report of a second adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s) who was taken by private vehicle from this area to a local hospital. This second male was determined to be in critical condition as well.
Initial information indicates that these two males were both shot in the alley in the 2500 block of S. Lafayette St. Investigators are working to determine how they were shot; it is presently unknown if they shot each other, or if other people were involved. Therefore, there is currently no suspect information and no one is in custody.
Detectives are going door to door, trying to locate anyone with any information. Crime scene units are processing the scene, searching for and collecting any evidence. The victims will be interviewed as soon as they are able.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department