Death Investigation August 13, 2017


For Immediate Release

Date Aug 13, 2017

Death Investigation



Date: Aug 13, 2017


Time: 8:01 am


Location: 4100 Block of Paul Shaffer Dr


Victim(s): 1 Adult Male (Deceased)






On Aug 13, 2017 at 8:01 am the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a reported subject down in the 4100 Block of Paul Shaffer Dr. Officers were advised that there was a subject laying face down on the ground.


Upon officers arrival on scene they located an adult male laying face down on the ground unresponsive and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim deceased.


Detectives were called to the scene and are on scene at this time attempting to locate any possible witnesses to the incident. Crime Scene is also on scene processing the scene for any possible evidence associated to this incident.


At this time there is no suspect information available and anyone that has any information related to this incident is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427- 1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP.


The Identity of the victim along with the cause and manner of death will be released at a later time by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.


This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.




Officer Mark A. Bieker

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department