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Shooting Investigation January 1, 2014

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For Immediate Release: 01/01/2014

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Officer Jason Anthony

Office of Public Information

(260) 427-1343


Critical Shooting Investigation



Incident Date:         01/01/2014

Incident Time:        12:00 AM

Incident Location:    4800 Block Reed St.

Victims:                  Male-Critical Condition

                             Male-Serious Condition

                             Male-Serious Condition


On Wednesday, 01/01/2014, at approximately 12:00 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4800 Block of Reed Street reference a shooting.  Officers arrived on scene and located three male victims inside a residence.  All three victims were conscious and appeared to be suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.


Paramedics transported the three victims to a local hospital in serious condition.  Upon arriving at the hospital, one of the victims was downgraded to critical condition by a physician.  The other two victims remain in serious condition.


Preliminary reports indicate the victims were attending a party in the 4800 block of Reed Street.  Witnesses reported several people from the party stepped out onto the back patio of the residence.  As soon as they stepped outside, they heard gunshots and the three victims were struck.


Detective are currently interviewing all of the witnesses that were present at the party when the shooting occurred.  Crime Scene Technicians are processing the scene and collecting evidence.  No arrests have been made and there are no suspects at this time. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.


Assisting Agencies: City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority


Officer Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

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