Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release

January 12. 2020

Shooting Investigation

 

Date:  01/12/2020
Time:  1:57 AM
Location:  3200 Logan Avenue
Victim:  Eight-year-old Male

On Sunday, 01/12/2020, at approximately 1:57 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3200 block of Logan Avenue reference a shooting. Officers arrived and located the juvenile victim inside a residence. They observed the victim had an apparent gunshot wound to his shoulder/chest. Paramedics transported the juvenile to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital his condition was downgraded to life-threatening by a physician.

Preliminary information indicates the victim was inside the residence and gunshots were fired from outside the residence. Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses that were inside the residence at the time of the shooting.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.

 

Officer Jason Anthony
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department