Critical Injury Stabbing and Arrest Made October 28-29, 2016

For Immediate Release

October 29, 2016

Critical Stabbing Investigation

 

***SUSPECT ARRESTED***

 

The Fort Wayne Police Department has made an arrest in connection with this investigation. Toriano A. Kurtz, age 36, of Fort Wayne, Indiana is currently in police custody.  He is confined on preliminary charges that include:

 

Aggravated Battery / Level 3 Felony

Domestic Battery / Level 5 Felony

Cruelty to an Animal / Misdemeanor

 

Officer Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

 
From: Jason Anthony
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2016 11:29 PM
To: FW PD News Releases
Subject: Critical Stabbing Investigation, 10/28/2016, 1200 Fairfield Avenue, 16F148253

For Immediate Release

October 28, 2016

Critical Stabbing Investigation

 

Date:        10/28/2016

 

Time:        9:08 PM

 

Location:  1200 Fairfield Avenue

 

Victim:      Adult Female

 

 

Details:

 

On Friday, 10/28/2016, at approximately 9:08 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Fairfield Avenue reference the report of a domestic battery in progress.  The caller told dispatch they heard a physical struggle and a female screaming.  Officers arrived on scene and located a female victim suffering from apparent stab wounds.  Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

 

Preliminary information indicates this incident was the result of a domestic dispute.  Witnesses reported the suspect fled the scene on foot prior to the officers’ arrival.  Detectives are currently interviewing potential witnesses.  Crime Scene Technicians are processing the scene and collecting evidence.  There is no suspect information to provide at this time.  This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

 

Assisting Agencies:  City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority

 

Officer Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department