Date: April 16, 2022

Location: JWO McCormick and Birchwood

Time: 1922 hours

Suspect Arrested: Anthony Lopez, 41yo

Preliminary Charges: Murder


On 4/14/2022 at 1922 hours, Fort Wayne Officers responded to the wooded area just west of McCormick Ave and Birchwood Ave reference a man-down investigation. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from gunshot wound(s). He was pronounced deceased on scene and his death ruled a homicide by the Allen County Coroners Office. The FWPD's Homicide Division responded to scene and led the investigation. On Saturday 4/16/2022 41yo Anthony Lopez was arrested for the murder of William Kintzel. The Homicide Division was assisted by the the Vice/Narcotics Division, the Gang and Violent Crimes Unit and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorneys Office.