For Immediate Release

Date: 2/8/2023

Location: 1 E. Main Street, Fort Wayne

Time: 1700 hrs.

Suspect arrested: Juvenile Under 18

Preliminary Charges: Murder (Level 1 Felony)


On February 7th, 2023 at approximately 1653 hrs, the FWPD responded to 1232 E. Creighton Ave. regarding a man down inside the business. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. The Fort Wayne Police Homicide Unit began an investigation and took a juvenile into custody on Wednesday (2/8/2023) without incident. The juvenile was charged with Murder (Level 1 Felony). FWPD Homicide Unit was assisted by FWPD Crime Scene Unit, Air Support Unit, and Allen County Prosecutor's Office.