Death Investigation August 4, 2017

For Immediate Release

Aug 4, 2017

Death Investigation



Date: Aug 4, 2017

Time: 1:09 am

Location: 900 block of E Washington Blvd

Victim(s): 1 Adult Male (Deceased)


On August 4, 2017 at 1:09 am officers responded to the 900 Block of East Washington Blvd in reference to reports of a subject slumped over in a wheelchair. Upon officers arrival on scene they located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds outside of the building. paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim deceased.

At this time detectives are canvasing the area looking for any witnesses and crime scene techs are also on scene processing theĀ it for evidence related to the apparent shooting. At this time there is no suspect information.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867). The Identity of the victim as well as the cause and manner of death will be released 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