Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release
June 21, 2016
Critical Shooting Investigation

Date: 06/21/2016
Time: 4:20 AM
Location: 5200 Lillie Street
Victims: Male / Critical Condition

Details: 

On Tuesday, 06/21/2016, at approximately 4:20 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5200 block of Lillie Street reference a shooting. Several residents in the area heard gunshots and called the police.  One of the callers advised there was a victim lying in the middle of the street.  Officers arrived on scene and located the male victim lying in the middle of Lillie Street.  The victim was unresponsive and appeared to be suffering from several apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Detectives are currently interviewing residents in the area to determine if they have any additional details to provide regarding this investigation.  Crime Scene Technicians are processing the scene and collecting evidence.  There is no suspect information to provide at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.  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