Death Investigation June 5, 2017


Shooting Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          06-05-2017  6:45 PM

Location of Incident:              4530 Lahmeyer Road (Ravenscroft Beauty College)

Victims:                                  Male  (Deceased)

Female  Critical Condition

Female  Good Condition



On  Monday June 5, 2017 at approximately 6:45 PM, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Sheriffs Department, and Indiana State Police responded to the Ravenscroft Beauty College located at 4530 Lahmeyer Road in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers were responding to the scene, they received information that there was possibly an active shooter inside the building.

As officers arrived on the scene, they located a female victim outside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The female victim was transported to a local hospital initially listed in serious condition but was later downgraded to critical condition. A second female victim arrived at a local hospital where she was listed in good condition.

Several officers entered into the building at which time they located a male inside that was pronounced deceased. The Allen County Coroners Office will provide the exact cause and manner of death as well as the idendity.

Investigators are speaking with witnesses and crime scene investigators are processing the crime scene. At this time, investigators are not currently looking for the suspect related to this incident.

The incident was investigated by multiple agencies which included: The Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Sheriffs Department, Indiana State Police, Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, and  Homeland Security.


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