Death Investigation September 13, 2016


Shooting Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          09-13-2016     2:20 AM

Location of Incident:             1723 E Wayne Street

Victims:                                  (3) Males Deceased

(2) Good Condition



On Tuesday September 13, 2016 at approximately 2:20 A.M. officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Sports and Spirits Bar located at 1723 E Wayne Street in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located three male victims inside the establishment. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victims at the scene. A short time later paramedics pronounced the three male victims to be deceased. Two additional victims arrived at a local hospital after being transported by private means where they were listed in good condition.

Investigators advised that witnesses heard gunshots inside the bar and observed an individual running from the scene on foot. At this time, investigators are attempting to collect additional information  from witnesses to assist them with their investigation. There is no suspect information and no arrests have been made. Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.

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