Critical Shooting Investigation October 4, 2016


Shooting Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          10-04-2016  12:05 AM

Location of Incident:              2700 Block Fox Ave

Victim:                                    Male Adult Critical Condition



On Tuesday October 10, 2016 at approximately 12:05 AM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Fox Avenue in reference to a report of shots fired in the area. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult male laying outside near the street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical treatment to the victim before transporting him to a local hospital where he was initially listed in serious condition before being downgraded to critical condition.

Witnesses told investigators that they heard multiple gunshots and observed two or three males running from the area. Investigators believe that there was some type of disturbance between several individuals at a residence located in the 2700 block of Fox Avenue  before the shooting. Investigators spoke with neighbors in the area in an attempt to collect  additional  information. Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

The name of the victim is being withheld at this time. There is no suspect information and  no arrests have been made.

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