For Immediate Release

December 12, 2023

Fatal Shooting Investigation


Date:  12/12/2023                 

Time:  1:26 AM

Location:  2100 Sherman Blvd.

Victim:  Adult Male


On Tuesday, 12/12/2023, at approximately 1:26 AM, an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department was inside the Speedway gas station located at 2111 Sherman Blvd. An adult/male entered the store suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). The officer rendered medical aid to the victim until paramedics arrived. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Upon arriving at the hospital the victim was pronounced deceased by a physician.  

Preliminary information indicates there was a disturbance at a nearby residence that led to an exchange of gunfire. It appears the victim fled the residence on foot and arrived at the Speedway gas station seeking assistance.     

Officers are canvassing the neighborhood and reviewing surveillance video. Detectives are on scene interviewing several potential witnesses.    

The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the deceased identity along with the cause and manner of death. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office. Anyone with information is encouraged to call crime stoppers at 436-7867 or use the free “P3 Tips” app.    

Officer Jason Anthony
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department