Date:  03/19/2022                 

Time:  11:07 PM

Location:  2100 Chartwell Drive

Victim:  Adult Female


On Saturday, 03/19/2022, at approximately 11:07 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Chartwell Drive reference a shooting. Officers arrived and located the adult/female victim inside an apartment suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to her chest. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital the victim was pronounced deceased by a physician.   

Preliminary information indicates the victim was inside her apartment when the suspect(s) opened the rear apartment door and began firing gunshots into the apartment. Officers are canvassing the area speaking to nearby neighbors. Detectives are interviewing witnesses that were inside the apartment at the time of the shooting. 

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