For Immediate Release


Date: 09/22/2023

Location: Lima and Production Roads Intersection

Time: approximately 5 pm.


On Friday, September 22, 2023, around 5 p.m., Fort Wayne Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of Lima and Production Roads reference a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers discovered one male with an apparent gunshot to the neck area. The suspected shooter remained on scene. From witness accounts, prior to the shooting, two males were involved in an altercation at the mentioned intersection. A handgun was displayed, and one of the two males was shot. The victim was determined to be stable per hospital staff.

Fort Wayne Police Department detectives, Crime Scene, and Air Support Units were called to the scene for the investigation. They will be interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence to help determine what occurred. No one was in police custody at that time.

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

Sergeant J.C. Gutiérrez, FWPD 1769
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department