For Immediate Release

January 3rd, 2023

Fatal Shooting Investigation


Date:  01/03/2023                 

Time:  07:05 PM

Location:  23F000921


On Tuesday, 01/03/23, at approximately 07:05 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Simons Street and Anthony Blvd. after receiving several calls regarding shots being fired and a vehicle accident. 

Officers arrived on scene to find an adult female who was pronounced deceased at the scene.  An adult male was also located on scene and was transported to a local hospital where he was downgraded to life threatening condition. There were multiple buildings nearby that were damaged during the incident.  Detectives are canvasing the area and speaking with several witnesses.

Portions of Anthony Blvd near Simons Street are currently closed while the scene is being processed.

The coroner’s office will release the name of the deceased once notification has been made to the next of kin

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 remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and the Coroner’s Office.

Officer Allissa Barnhorst
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department