For Immediate Release

November 9, 2021

Shooting Investigation


Date:             11/09/2021, 4:13 PM

Location:       4200 S. Calhoun St.

Victim:           Adult Male (life-threatening condition)


On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at approximately 4:13 PM, Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to the 4200 block of S. Calhoun St. in reference to a shooting.  

Upon arrival, Officers found an adult male laying on the ground in the parking lot behind the businesses on the southwest corner of Calhoun and Lexington suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he was declared to be in life-threatening condition. 

Currently, there is no suspect information available. Detectives are canvassing the neighborhood and are looking for potential witnesses. Crime Scene Technicians are searching for and collecting any evidence.  The Air Support Unit was also summoned to help document the scene.

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 Benjamin Messick
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department