For Immediate Release

Shooting Investigation

Date: 5/9/2023

Time: 11:38 pm

Location: 1300 Blk of Lillie Street

Victim: Adult Female


On Tuesday, 05/09/2023, at approximately 11:38 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Lillie St regarding a shooting.

Dispatchers received several phone calls regarding hearing several shots in the area. Officers arrived and located a female adult victim suffering a gun shot wound. Medics arrived shortly afterwards and pronounced the female deceased. The shooting incident took place in the rear of the residence near an alley. Investigators are searching the area for witnesses.

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

Sergeant John Nichter
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department