For Immediate Release


Homicide Investigation/4 Deceased

Date: 6/2/2021

Location: 2900 Gay St.

Time: 10:45 am


On June 2, 2021 at approximately 10:45 am Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an unknown problem at the 2900 block of Gay St.  While investigating this incident Officers discovered 3 murdered young children and a deceased adult female in a residence on Gay St.  Preliminary investigation identified Cohen Bennet Hancz-Barron, 21 year old, bi-racial male, 6 feet 205 pounds as the suspect.

Cohen was last seen driving a black 2010 Ford F150, with tinted windows, Harley-Davidson addition with stock rims (rims have been changed from picture) with a possible license plate of “RASHAD”.  If the public identifies this person or vehicle please call 911 immediately; he is considered armed and dangerous.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner’s Offices, and the Prosecutor’s Office.