Death Investigation November 9, 2017

Death Investigation

Date:              November 9, 2017

Time:             4:05AM

Location:       200 E. Sherwood Terrace


  • Adult Female / Deceased
  • Adult Female / Deceased
  • Adult Female / Critical Condition

On November 9, 2017, at 4:05 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 200 block of E. Sherwood Terrace on a report of a female suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers arrived and located three adult females suffering from apparent gunshot wounds lying in the front yard of a home in the 200 block of E. Sherwood Terrace. One female was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the other two were taken to a local hospital in critical condition, where one was later pronounced deceased, and the other remains in critical condition.

At this time, detectives are going door to door, trying to locate anyone who may have any information. Crime scene units are processing the scene, searching for and collecting any evidence.

There is currently no suspect information. The relationship between the three females is currently unknown, as is their relationship to the house where they were found. The female in critical condition will be interviewed as soon as possible.

The cause and manner of death, as well as the identifies of the decedents, will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.


Chris Felton
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department