Critical Injury Shooting November 24, 2016

Shooting Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          11-24-2016   3:11  AM

Location of Incident:                        5629 St Joe Road

Victim:                                    Adult  Male Critical Condition



On Thursday November 24, 2016 at approximately 3:11 AM, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on the scene and provided medical attention to the victim before transporting him to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

Investigators on the scene advised that as the establishment had closed at approximately 3:00 am, there were severeal individuals outside in the parking lot when the shots were fired. While officers were outside in the parking lot with the victim, they observed a vehicle leaving the parking lot traveling at a high rate of speed. Officers caught up with the vehicle a short distance from the scene. The driver of the vehicle was transported to police headquarters where he is speaking with investigators. At this time, it is unclear if the driver of the vehicle may have been involved or witnessed the incident. The driver was the only occupant inside the vehicle. There is no suspect information and no arrests have been made at this time.

The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking anyone who may have witnessed or may have information regarding this incident to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. 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