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Bomb Investigation / 2600 River Cove Trail

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For Immediate Release: January 29, 2012

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:           Officer John Chambers

Office of Public Information

(260) 427-1343



Critical Injury Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:     01-29-2012  7:14 PM

Location of Incident:       2600 River Cove Trail 

Victim:                            Male Adult


On Sunday January 29, 2012 at approximately 7:14 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an apartment located in the 2600 block of River Cove Trail to assist paramedics with an investigation involving someone that was believed to be chiseling something that caused some type of explosion.  Paramedics arrived on the scene and located a male adult victim and provided medical attention before transporting him to a local hospital in critical condition.


 Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Hazardous Devices Unit arrived on the scene to assist with the investigation. At this time, investigators are still gathering information to help them determine what may have caused the explosion inside the apartment.


 This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Fort Wayne Fire Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office. 



John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department


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