For Immediate Release

March 1, 2022

Shooting Investigation

Date:  03/01/2022                 

Time:  9:18 PM

Location:  4600 Weisser Park Avenue

Victim:  Adult Male


On Tuesday, 03/01/2022, at approximately 9:18 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4600 block of Weisser Park Avenue reference a shooting. Officers arrived and located the adult/male victim inside a residence. He was conscious and suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his back and to his arm. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital his condition was downgraded to life-threatening by a physician.   

Preliminary information indicates the victim was inside his residence eating dinner when the suspect(s) fired gunshots into the residence from the front yard. Officers are canvassing the area collecting surveillance video from nearby neighbors. Detectives are interviewing a witness that was inside the residence at the time of the shooting. 

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’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