For Immediate Release
September 13, 2017
Time: 3:33 AM
Location: 4900 Northcrest Drive
Victim: Adult Male
On Wednesday, 09/13/2017, at approximately 3:33 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4900 block of Northcrest Drive reference a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and located the male/adult victim inside an apartment. The victim appeared to be suffering from an apparent stab wound(s) to the abdomen. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. Upon arriving at the hospital the victim was pronounced deceased by a physician.
Preliminary information indicates the victim was inside an apartment when the stabbing occurred. Detectives are currently interviewing potential witnesses that were inside the apartment building at the time of the incident. 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. 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