For Immediate Release

Shooting Investigation

Date: 04/04/2023

Location: 4000 Willshire Ct

Time: 1830 hrs


On Tuesday April 4th 2023 at approximately 1830 hrs dispatch received a call from a male that his friend had been shot near Maplecrest and Trier, and they were driving him to the hospital. The adult male victim arrived at a local area hospital where he was suffering an apparent gunshot wound to the neck. Hospital staff stated his injuries were life threatening. Officers received information that the incident occurred in the 4000 block of Willshire Blvd. A person of interest has been identified.  

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 436-7867, or use the free “P3 Tips” app. 

Officer Daniel Nerzig
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department