For Immediate Release

Shooting at Lewis St. and S. Clinton St.

Date:  April 16, 2023

Location: Lewis St. at S. Clinton St.

Time: 02:56am


On April 16, 2023 at approximately 02:56 am Fort Wayne Police were called to Lewis St. and S. Clinton St. in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers observed several shell casings in the immediate area. 

Officers were advised of a secondary scene at in the 900 block of Francis St. where contact was made with the victim.  The victim, a male adult, was suffering from injuries from being shot while riding as a passenger in a vehicle in the area of Lewis St. and S. Clinton St.  The victim was provided medical treatment and transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. 

There is no suspect information at this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department.  Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867 or use the free “P3 Tips” app. 

Detective Jean Gigli
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department