For Immediate Release

October 12, 2021

Shooting Investigation

Date:  10/12/2021

Time:  10:43 PM

Location:  2300 Block of John St.

Victim:  Adult Male/Deceased


On Tuesday, 10/12/2021, at approximately 10:43 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2300 block of John St. reference shots fired, followed by a vehicle crash. Officers arrived and located a male/adult victim in the driver seat of a crashed Toyota Corolla. The victim was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

Initial information indicates the shooting occurred while the victim was inside the vehicle, which then crashed into a vehicle parked on John St. 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 official 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