For Immediate Release

Shooting: Multiple Victims

Date: April 12th, 2023

Location: 2300 Redwood Ave

Time: 6:43PM


On Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at approximately 6:43PM, FWPD dispatch received multiple calls in reference to shots fired and the possibility of multiple victims suffering from gunshots near McCormick Park, located at the intersection of McCormick Ave and Redwood Ave. FWPD officers arrived to the 2300 block of Redwood Ave a short time later, observing a large group of people fleeing the area. Officers then discovered a female suffering from a gunshot wound. The female victim was stabilized on scene, then transported her to a local hospital. 3 male victims were transported to the hospital prior to police arrival. One male, an adult, was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and the Allen County Coroner. 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 Anthony Krock
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department