Death Investigation December 6, 2016

For Immediate Release


Shooting Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          12-06-2016  10:03 PM

Location of Incident:  1200 East State Blvd

Victims:                                  Male  (Deceased)

Male  Critical Condition


On Tuesday December 6, 2016 at approximately 10:03 PM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 1200 block of East State Blvd in reference to a report of gunshots. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male outside near an alley suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victim at the scene and pronounced the victim to be deceased a short time later.

While investigators were on the scene, they received information that two individuals arrived at a local hospital also possibly suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. These two individuals were transported to the hospital by private means. It was later learned that of the two only person had arrived with a gunshot wound.

Investigators are speaking with witnesses at the scene to attempt to collect additional information regarding this incident. At this time, there have been no arrests made. The name of the deceased victim will be released by the Allen County Coroners Office as well as the cause and manner of death. The names of the additional victims will be released pending family notification.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroners Office, and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.



John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department