For Immediate Release
March 5, 2019
Officer Involved Discharge of Weapon
Date: March 5, 2019
Time: 3:56 pm
Location: Public Safety Academy
Victim(s): Adult Male victims (both Officers)
On March 5, 2019 shortly before 4:00 pm at the conclusion of a training exercise there was an inadvertent discharge of an officer’s weapon striking that officer and a second officer.
Both officers were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The Fort Wayne Police Department Internal Affairs Division and the Fort Wayne Police Department Shooting Team arrived on scene and took over the investigation of this incident.
Officer Mark A. Bieker
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department