For Immediate Release



Date: 1/19/2021

Location: 4919 Lima Rd

Time: 8:41am


Fort Wayne Police Officers were dispatched to 4919 Lima Rd, Hawthorne Suites Hotel at 8:41am for a shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival they found a male adult suffering from a gunshot wound (s). He was pronounced deceased on the scene by medics.

Police believe there to have been some sort of disturbance in the room just prior to the shooting. At this time Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Units are on scene and working this active investigation. The Allen County Coroner’s Office will be responsible for releasing the name of the decedent after notification of next of kin.

If anyone has any information please call Fort Wayne Police Detectives at 260-427-1201.

Sgt Sofia Rosales-Scatena
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department