Critically Injured Child/Water Rescue April 26, 2019


For Immediate Release

Critically Injured Child/Water Rescue

April 26, 2019



Date:                                     Friday, April 26, 2019


Time:                                    1:47 p.m.


Location:                            10825 Carnoustie Lane




Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a child in a pond in the rear of 10825 Carnoustie Lane at approximately 1:47 p.m. this afternoon.


Once on scene along with fire and medic’s, officers found that the child had already been removed from the pond by family members. The child was transported to a local hospital where he was determined to be in critical condition. Investigators learned that the child had wondered away from the home and had been missing for approximately twenty minutes before being discovered by family members.


This investigation is being handled by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the Allen County Prosecutor’s office and the Allen County Coroner’s office. Media outlets wanting updates to this incident should contact the Department of Natural Resources who will have the lead in this investigation.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department