Critical Injury Stabbing February 27, 2017

For Immediate Release

February 27, 2017

Critical Injury Stabbing


Date:                           Monday, February 27, 2017


Time:                           5:30 p.m.


Location:                    622 Putnam Street


Victim:                        Adult Male Critical Condition


Suspect:                      Adult Male




Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a stabbing which took place inside a home located at 622 Putnam Street at approximately 5:30 p.m. this evening. Once on scene officers found the victim outside of the residence suffering from an apparent stab wound to his neck. At the same time, officers were approached by an adult male whom was pointed out to them as the suspect. As the perpetrator was being detained by officers, the stabbing victim was rushed from the scene to a local hospital by private conveyance. The victim arrived at a local hospital a short time later where he was determined to be in critical condition.


Investigators have learned that the victim is the father of the suspect and that an argument occurred between the two resulting in the stabbing. There were several people in the home at the time of the incident including three juveniles.


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


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department