For Immediate Release


Shots Fired

Date: 5/11/2022

Location: Holton Ave & Creighton Ave.

Time: 11:21am


The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigation a shooting that occurred in the area of Holton Ave. and Creighton Ave. today (5/11/22) around 11:21am.  FWPD responded to a shots fired call were witnesses heard shots and saw someone running immediately afterward.  It is not known what the intended target of the shooting was, nor was anyone struck or injured.  Initial information was limited and inconsistent.  Officers followed up on all the initial leads of the investigation and two people were detained, then released a short time afterward.  No arrests have been made in the incident.

 Multiple witnesses reported seeing someone running from the direction of the shooting, but no one told Police that they witnessed the shooting.  Police were unsure where that actual shooting took place, and were assisted by media to the location of the shell casings at Holton/Creighton.  The casing were collected and placed into evidence.  Public safety is a shared community responsibility and anyone with information about the shooting is asked to please call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867, or use the anonymous free P3 tips app. 

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.