For Immediate Release

September 28, 2021

Shooting Investigation


Date:  09/28/2021

Time:  11:51 PM

Location:  1400 Block of Ventura Ln.

Victim:  Adult Female/Deceased


On Tuesday, 09/28/2021, at approximately 11:51 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Ventura Ln. reference someone being shot. 

Officers arrived and located a female/adult victim lying in the driveway of a residence. The victim was suffering from several apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arrival at the hospital, the victim was pronounced deceased by the physician.

Initial information indicates the shooting occurred while the victim was inside a vehicle. Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses and Crime Scene Investigators are processing the scene in an effort to obtain additional details. There is no suspect information to provide at this time. 

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, Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867 or use the free “P3 Tips” App. 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.

Officer Anthony Krock
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department