For Immediate Release

February 7, 2022

Shooting Investigation

Date:  02/07/2022                 

Time:  10:51 PM

Location:  4181 Hessen Cassel Road

Victims:  Two Adult Males


On Monday, 02/07/2022, at approximately 10:51 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 4181 Hessen Cassel Road, the Shell gas station, reference a shooting. The gas station clerk informed dispatch two subjects entered the store stating they had been shot. Officers arrived and located the two male/adult victims lying inside the gas station suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported both victims to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital one of the victims was downgraded to life-threatening condition and the second victim remains in serious condition.  

Evidence indicates the victims were sitting in a vehicle together on the lot of the gas station prior to the shooting. The suspect approached the vehicle on foot and fired several gunshots into the vehicle. Both victims were able to exit the vehicle and enter the gas station seeking help. 

Detectives are reviewing surveillance video from the gas station and nearby businesses. They hope to obtain additional details once they are able to conduct interviews at the hopital. 

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.    

Officer Jason Anthony
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department