Incident Shooting Investigation August 31, 2017


For Immediate Release

Date, August 31, 2017

Incident Shooting Investigation



Date: August 31, 2017


Time: 3:45 pm


Location: 4100 Block of Lillie Street


Victim(s): 1 Adult Male (Deceased)




On August 31, 2017 at 3:45 pm the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4100 Block of Lillie Street in reference to a reported shooting.

Upon officers arrival they located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived on scene and provided medical care to the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. A short time later at the hospital Doctors pronounced the victim deceased

Fort Wayne Police Department Detectives are on scene canvassing the area attempting to locate any witnesses. Crime Scene Technicians are also on scene processing the area for any addition evidence associated with this incident.

At this time there is no suspect information and there have been no arrests made in regards to this incident

The Fort Wayne Police Department has asked that anyone with any information regarding this incident to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP

The victim’s name as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, The Allen COunty Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.


Officer Mark A. Bieker

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department