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)






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