For Immediate Release

January 7, 2022

Police Action Shooting

Date: 1/7/2022

Time: 7:40 pm

Location: 800 Lemonwood Ct.


On January 7, 2022, Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a house in the 800 block of Lemonwood Ct on the report of a disturbance involving suicide threats.

When Officers arrived on the scene, they made contact with an adult male subject armed with a handgun.  Officer(s) fired, and the subject was injured.  The subject was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No Officers or bystanders were injured.

At this time, investigators are interviewing witnesses and persons involved in the incident, as well as collecting evidence at the scene. The Indiana State Police will conduct a parallel investigation with the FWPD regarding the police action shooting.

The involved Officer(s) will be placed on standard administrative leave to allow the investigation to proceed and give them time to cope with the traumatic incident. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana State Police and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.

Sgt. Benjamin Messick
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department