Officer Involved Discharge of Weapon

 

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)

 

 

 

Details:

 

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