Death Investigation September 14, 2017


Death Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          September 14, 2017  11:54 PM

Location of Incident:            3300 Winter Street

Victim:                                    Adult Male  Deceased

Adult Male Critical



At approximately 11:54 pm, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3300 block of Winter Street reference reports of gunshots in the area. Upon arrival officers began checking the area and were stopped and directed to the victim by a passerby.


One victim was found to be suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. While still at the scene officers were alerted of a second victim that had been transported to a local hospital by private conveyance. The second victim remains in critical condition suffering from gunshot wounds.


Detectives have determined both shootings are related but the exact involvement is unclear at this time. Detectives are still interviewing witnesses and evidence is being collected. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department 427-1201 or CrimeStoppers 436-7867.


The identity of the deceased as well as the exact cause and manner of death will be released by the Allen County Coroners Office. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Prosecutors Office, and the Allen County Coroners Office.


Sgt. Jim Seay

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department