For Immediate Release

December 2, 2020

Shooting Investigation

Date:  12/02/2020                 

Time:  4:01 AM

Location:  1000 Ridgewood Drive

Victim:  Male / Adult   


On Wednesday, 12/02/2020, at approximately 4:01 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Ridgewood Drive reference gunshots being fired in the area. Several callers informed dispatch they heard multiple gunshots. Dispatch received another call indicating a subject had been shot. Officers arrived and located the male/adult victim lying outside of an apartment building. Officers observed the victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

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