For Immediate Release

Date: 5/22/2023

Time: 9:32 PM

Location: 500 Buchanan Street

Victim: Adult Female & Adult Male



On Monday, 05/22/2023, at approximately 9:32 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 500 block of Buchanan Street regarding a shooting.

Officers arrived on scene to find an adult female with minor abrasions due to glass from a vehicle that received gunfire. At that time officers did not locate any gunshot victim. Officers learned that there was a gathering outside when a vehicle pulled up. After this vehicle pulled up several shots were fired. Currently there is no vehicle description. Medics treated the adult female victim on scene and was released.

Several minutes after the initial call, officers were notified by a local hospital that a gun shot victim had arrived. The adult male was listed in critical condition by doctors. The Fort Wayne Homicide team was requested to assist with the investigation. Investigators and crime scene technicians are processing the scene for evidence and interviewing 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.

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