For Immediate Release

Date: 09/01/2023

Location: 4201 Coldwater Rd

Time: 1209 hours


On Friday September 01 2023 at approximately 1210 hrs officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana State Police, and Allen County Police Departments responded to reports of a shooting at Glenbrook Mall. A male called stating he had been shot in the leg. Dispatch received several more calls from both patrons and mall security about gunfire being heard in the mall near the fountain.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male near the water fountain suffering a gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition. Several witnesses advised that the adult suspect had fled immediately after the incident occurred. No other victims were located.

Based on witness statements, an altercation between two individuals lead to one being shot. This is an ongoing investigation, however at this time; this incident is not believed to be connected to the previous similar incident.

Glenbrook Mall has will remain closed for the remainder of today and will re- open tomorrow for normal business hours. This incident remains under investigation with the Fort Wayne Police Department and Allen County Prosecutors Office. Anyone with information about the incident 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 Daniel Nerzig
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department