Death Investigation September 26, 2016

For Immediate Release

September 26, 2016

Death Investigation


Date:       09/26/2016


Time:        4:48 PM


Location:  4400 Warsaw Street


Victims:    Adult Male





On Monday, 09/26/2016, at approximately 4:48 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of 4400 Warsaw Street reference gunshots being fired in the area.  Dispatch received several calls from citizens reporting they heard multiple gunshots being fired.  Officers arrived on scene within one minute of dispatch receiving the first call.  Officers located a victim lying in the driveway of a residence located in the 4400 block of Warsaw Street.  The officers observed the male/adult victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his head.  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 shooting occurred in the driveway.  Witnesses reported the suspect(s) fled the scene in vehicle.  Detectives are currently interviewing the witnesses that were on scene when the shooting occurred.  They hope to obtain suspect(s) and vehicle descriptions once those interviews are concluded.  Detectives are going door to door speaking with residents in the neighborhood.  Numerous shell casings were located in the area.  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