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Shooting Investigation / 2400 W. Jefferson Blvd.

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For Immediate Release: December 30, 2011

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


Shooting Investigation

Date/Time of Incident:          December 30, 2011 / 2:05 a.m.

Location of Incident:              2400 W. Jefferson Blvd., (parking lot of Westwood Lanes)

Victim:                                    Adult Male / Critical Condition 

On Friday, December 30, 2011 at approximately 2:05 a.m. the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a parking lot in the 2400 block of W. Jefferson Blvd. reference a report of a possible shooting.  Officers arrived on the scene and located an adult male suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound(s).  The shooting victim was transported from the scene by TRAA (Three Rivers Ambulance Authority) to a local hospital where he was determined to be in critical condition.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting victim was involved in a disturbance in the parking lot that erupted into gunfire wherein the victim was apparently shot.  The alleged shooter, who was also party to the disturbance, was also present at the scene when officers arrived and is currently detained.

Crime scene units continue to process the scene, and detectives are interviewing any witnesses.  This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

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