For Immediate Release

Date: 10/20/2022

Location: 1100 Fayette Drive

Time: 1:30 AM

Victim: Adult Male


On Thursday October 20, 2022, at approximately 1:30 AM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were patrolling when they heard shots fired nearby their location. Additional officers responded to that area to search for the source of the shots fired. Shortly afterwards the 911 center started to receive several phones regarding someone shot outside in the area of the 1100 block of Fayette Dr. Officers arrived on scene to find an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Paramedics provided medical attention to the male victim before transporting him to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Investigators and crime scene technicians are documenting the scene to determine what lead to the shooting. Investigators are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 436-7867, or use the free “P3 Tips” app.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Department Homicide Team and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.

Sgt. John Nichter
Public Information Officer