For Immediate Release

September 7, 2021

Shooting Investigation

Date:  09/07/2021                 

Time:  1:54 PM

Location:  Three Fountains Apartments, 4000 block of Hessen Cassel Rd.

Victim:  Male / Adult


On Tuesday, 09/07/2021, at approximately 1:54 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Parkview Hospital on Randallia Drive in reference to a shooting victim.  The victim arrived at the Hospital via private conveyance.

Officers arrived and found a male adult victim who appeared to be suffering from a single gunshot wound to the side.  The victim was transferred to another local hospital for treatment reference life-threatening injuries. 

Information gathered from a witness at the Hospital placed the location of the shooting in the 4000 block of Hessen Cassel Rd.   At that location, Officers located evidence of the shooting outside of an apartment. 

Detectives are canvassing the neighborhood and are speaking with potential witnesses. There is no one in custody and no suspect information to provide at this time. 

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 encouraged to call crime stoppers at 436-7867 or use the free “P3 Tips” app.    

Sergeant Ben Messick
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department