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Disturbance Inside Night Club Leads to Double Shooting / 5600 St. Joe Rd. Piere's Entertainment Complex

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For Immediate Release: March 18, 2011

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:  Officer Raquel Foster

                Office of Public Information

                 raquel.foster@cityoffortwayne.org

                 (260) 427-1343

 

Disturbance Inside Night Club Leads to Double Shooting

 

Date/Time of Incident:   March 18, 2011, 2:37 a.m.

Location of Incident:      5600 Saint Joe Road, Pierre’s Entertainment Center

Victims:                           Male Adult / Fair Condition

                                         Male Adult / Serious Condition

 

 

On Friday, March 18, 2011 at approximately 2:37 a.m. the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5600 block of Saint Joe Road reference a report of a possible shooting that had occurred inside a night club in the Pierre’s Entertainment Center.  A male subject suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the arm was located outside of the building.  The victim was determined to be in fair condition at the scene.  A second victim was located inside the establishment suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the torso area.  He was determined to be in serious condition at the scene.  Both victims were transported to a local hospital.

 

Witnesses reported to officers that there was a disturbance inside the club followed by gunfire, and that the crowd began to scatter. 

 

Suspect Description: Male, black, light complexion, last seen wearing a red shirt.

 

This incident remains under investigation with the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.  Anyone with information reference the investigation is encouraged to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260 427-1222, or anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 260 436-STOP, 260 436-7867.

 

Raquel R. Foster

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department

 

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