Death Investigation October 19, 2017

For Immediate Release

October 19, 2017

Death Investigation


Date:        10/19/2017


Time:        11:07 PM


Location:  2400 Oxford Street


Victim:     Adult Male / Deceased




On Thursday, 10/19/2017, at approximately 11:07 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2400 block of Oxford Street reference a male subject lying in the front yard of a residence.  Officers arrived on scene and observed the male/adult victim was unresponsive.  The victim appeared to be suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.


Detectives are currently interviewing potential witnesses and speaking with residents in the neighborhood.  Crime Scene Technicians are processing the scene and collecting evidence.


The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the deceased identity along with the cause and manner of death.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.  This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.  There are no additional details at this time.


Assisting Agencies:  City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority


Officer Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department