For Immediate Release


Death Investigation

Date: 9/12/2020

Location: 5800 Turtle Creek Drive

Time: 10:35 PM


On Saturday September 12, 2020 at approximately 10:35 PM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 5800 block of Turtle Creek Drive in reference to an unresponsive individual that was located inside a parked vehicle. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult female unresponsive inside a vehicle.

Paramedics pronounced the female to be deceased at the scene. Preliminary information indicated that the female may have suffered from an apparent gunshot wound. Investigators advised that neighbors reported hearing gunshots shortly before officers arrived on the scene. Investigators are canvassing the area and crime scene technicians are processing the scene and are collecting evidence.

At this time, there is no suspect information. The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking anyone that may have information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP.

The identity of the victim will be released at a later time by the Allen County Coroner’s Office. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.

John Chambers
Fort Wayne Police Department
Public Information Officer