For Immediate Release

Shooting/Life Threatening Injuries

Date: 6/5/2021

Location: 2300 Hoagland Ave.

Time: 9:50 pm


On June 5th, 2021 at approximately 9:50pm Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2300 block of Hoagland Ave. in regards to a shooting.  While Police were en route, citizens were calling Dispatch reporting hearing multiple shots fired.  Upon arrival Officers located an adult male in a vehicle on the 2300 block of Hoagland Ave. suffering from apparent gunshot wound(s).  Officers rendered care to the shooting victim until TRAA made the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The victim was later downgraded at the hospital to life threatening injuries. 

Preliminary information suggests that a suspect fired shots from the alley East of 2300 Hoagland Ave. and then fled East bound down the same alley after firing at the victim.  This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutors  Office.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867 or use the free P3 Tips app.

Sergeant Jeremy Webb
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department