Death Investigation December 3, 2017

For Immediate Release

December 3, 2017

Death Investigation


Date: December 3, 2017


Time: 6:00 pm


Location: Winter and Roosevelt


Victim: 1 male (Deceased)




On December 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of Roosevelt and Winter in reference to a possible shooting. Officers were advised that the possible victim was inside a vehicle just north of the intersection.


Upon officers arrival on scene they located a van sitting along the curb on Winter Street just north of Roosevelt. They located a male victim in the driver’s seat of the vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers advised that the victim was in critical condition. Paramedics arrived on scene a short time later and pronounced the victim as deceased.


Detectives were called to the scene and began to canvas the area looking for any possible witnesses. Crime Scene Technicians were also called to the scene to process the scene and look for any evidence associated with this incident.


The victim’s name and cause and manner of death will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.


Anyone that has any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867


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