For Immediate Release

July 4, 2023



Date:  07/04/2023                 

Time:  10:11 PM

Location:  2925 Bowser Ave

Victim: Juvenile Male, Life-threatening condition

Suspects: Unknown


On Tuesday, 07/04/2023, at approximately 10:11 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2900 block of Bowser Avenue reference a shooting. Officers arrived and located a juvenile male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local hospital in life-threatening condition.

Initial information indicated the shooting occurred in the alley between 2900 Bowser Ave and 2900 Holton Ave. During the incident, shots were fired into a vehicle, striking the victim. The vehicle exited the alley and proceeded onto Bowser Ave, where officers located the victim. Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators were paged to assist in this investigation. Detectives conducted interviews of witnesses and canvassed the neighborhood for additional witnesses and hoping to obtain video surveillance of the incident.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact FWPD or use the P3 Crime Stoppers app.

Officer Anthony Krock
Fort Wayne Police Department
Public Information Officer