For Immediate Release

Date: January 22, 2023

Location: Colerick St. and Winter St.

Time: 12:44 pm

Suspect Arrested #1: Jermaine C. Whitsett, 42 years of age

Preliminary Charges: Domestic Battery-Deadly Weapon (Level 6 Felony)

Preliminary Charges: Attempted Murder (Level 1 Felony)

Preliminary Charges: Unlawful Carrying of a Handgun (Level 4 Felony)


The Fort Wayne Police Department arrested Jermaine Whitsett in a traffic stop 1/22/24 at Colerick/Winter St. at roughly 12:44pm without incident.  Jermaine is the suspect of a shooting that occurred 1/22/24 at 4:15 am in the area of 1200 Nuttman Ave. The victim in the shooting was an adult female who sustained non-life threatening injuries.  FWPD Detectives and Patrol officers worked diligently to initiate the arrest.