For Immediate Release

October 3, 2020

Shooting Investigation

Date:  10/03/2020                 

Time:  1:01 AM

Location:  5000 Werling Drive

Victim:  Male / Adult


On Saturday, 09/03/2020, at approximately 1:01 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5000 block of Werling Drive reference a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located the male/adult victim inside a residence. The victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. He was conscious and able to speak to the officers. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital his condition was downgraded to life-threatening by a physician. 

Evidence indicates the victim was in the front yard of the residence when the shooting occurred. Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses in an effort to obtain additional details. 

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

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