For Immediate Release

November 6, 2021

Shooting Investigation


Date:              11/05/2021, 10:45 PM

Location:        5300 McClellan St.

Victim:           Adult Male (deceased)


On Friday, November 5, 2021, at approximately 10:45 PM, Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to the 5300 block of McClellan St. in reference to a possible shooting.  Upon arrival, Officers found an adult male in a parked vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. Currently, there is no suspect information available. Detectives are canvassing the neighborhood and are speaking with potential witnesses. Crime Scene Technicians are searching for and collecting any evidence. McClellan St. remains closed between W. Belmont St. and W. Fairfax Ave. while investigators process the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call crime stoppers at 436-7867 or use the free “P3 Tips” app.   

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