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Stabbing Investigation / 1000 Van Buren Street

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For Immediate Release:

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact: Office of Public Information, (260) 427-1343



Stabbing Investigation


Date/Time of Incident: 10/04/2011

Location of Incident: 1014 Van Buren Street


Victim 1: M/Adult of Fort Wayne (critical condition)

On 10/04/2011at 7:33 PM, Officers were sent to a party armed call to a home in the 900 block of West Washington Blvd. Once on scene Officers meet with Male and a Female. The two stated that 4 male whites came to the door and got into a verbal altercation over money the Female owed them. She could not pay what was owed and the 4 male whites left. At 7:59 PM Officers were again dispatched to 909 West Washington Blvd. on a problem unknown call. Once on scene Officers meet with The same Female. She told Police that the 4 male whites came back and this time one of them had a gun. As before the male whites could not be found. While talking with the Female, another call came in from the 1000 block of Van Buren street in reference to a stabbing. Other Officers Made that scene and found a Male Adult suffering from an apparent stab wound. The man was transported to a local Hospital in critical condition where he remains at this time. This case is on going as we are still interviewing witness’ and a potential suspect. There have been no arrest at this time.


This case remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, The Allen County Coroners Office and The Allen County Prosecutors Office.

Scott Tegtmeyer

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department


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