For Immediate Release
Date: 6/19/2020
Werling Drive Homicide

Location: 5426 Werling Drive
Time: 6:57 am


On 6/19/2020 at approximately 1:15 am officers responded to 5426 Werling Drive for the report of a party armed. Officers arrived on scene and located a male inside the residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on scene and attempted life saving efforts on the male victim, but were unsuccessful and he was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police dispatch received other calls in the same area reporting hearing gunshots and seeing two subjects running from the area.

While officers were on Werling Drive they were advised of another male that may have been at the original scene and ran from the residence to a nearby home. That subject was located inside a vehicle at Anthony and Pettit Streets, being transported by an acquaintance to the hospital for apparent gunshot wounds. Officers called paramedics to the scene and the second subject was transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

Fort Wayne Police Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Units are on scene and speaking with witnesses, processing the crime scene and collecting evidence. This is an on-going investigation at this time. Anyone with information please contact Crime Stoppers or the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Officer Lisa Woods
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department