For Immediate Release

Critical Injury Shooting

Date: 12/21/2021

Location: 6200 Chatham Dr.

Time: 4:27 am


The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred December 21, 2021 at approximately 4:27 am in the area of Autumn Woods Apartments.  Police received information from a Caller, with a significant language barrier, that a person was shot and the victim was at a residence on the 6200 block of Chatham Dr.  Police responded to that residence and located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  Police applied a tourniquet to the victim’s injuries and rendered aid to the victim, until Medics arrived and took over life-saving measures.    The victim was in serious condition at the scene and was later downgraded to critical condition at a local hospital. 

Preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting occurred at the entrance to Autumn Woods Apartments were evidence consistent with a shooting was located by Officers.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call FWPD at 427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867, or use the anonymous P3 Tips app.  This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.