For Immediate Release

Shooting- Victim in Non Life-Threatening Condition

Date: 10/27/2023

Location: 3800 Newport Ave.

Time: 10:40 PM


The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred October 26, 2023 (Wednesday) at roughly 10:40 PM in the area of 3800 Newport Ave.  FWPD officers responded to the shooting call and located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  Officers rendered aid to the victim until relieved by TRAA and the FWFD.  The victim was transported to a local hospital in non life-threatening condition.    

A vehicle, that may be involved,  was located nearby with bullet holes.  The vehicle was towed to be processed for further evidence.  Investigators spoke with multiple witnesses and continue to investigate every lead.  This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.  Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to call the FWPD at 260-427-1201, or Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867, or use the P3 Tipps App. 

Sergeant Jeremy Webb
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department