For Immediate Release

Shooting/Life Threatening Condition

Date: 2/6/2023

Location: 800 Oaklawn Ct

Time: 10:34 am


The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Feb. 6th in the area of 800 Oaklawn Ct., just after 10:30 am.  A male juvenile was shot outside in the apartment complex and staggered to a nearby apartment for help.  The occupant of that residence called police.    FWPD officers arrived and rendered aid to the victim, until medics took over life saving measures.  The victim was transported to a local hospital in life threatening condition. 

Initial suspect vehicle information was inconsistent.  Detectives are interviewing witnesses, gathering any potential digital evidence, and following every lead.  The Air Support Unit and Crime Scene Technicians are processing the crime scene.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1201, or use the anonymous P3 Tips app, or call Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867. 

Sergeant Jeremy Webb
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department