News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Person Down, Critical Injury
Time: 5:45 AM
Location: 3700 block of Paulding Rd.
Victim: Adult Female, Critical Condition
On December 27th, 2015 at approximately 5:45 AM Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a call of a person down in the roadway off 3700 Paulding Rd. in the Waterloo Gardens apartment complex. Multiple callers called city Dispatch advising that there was a body laying in the middle of the roadway. Upon arrival Officers located an adult female laying in the roadway in critical condition.
The adult female was taken to a local hospital where she remains in critical condition.
The victim has been identified and contact attempted at her residence to help determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. At this time it is unknown the cause and manner that precipitated the victim being in the roadway in critical condition. It is unknown if foul play is expected until further medical evaluation can be completed. The scene, however, is still being processed to preserve any potential evidence that may be needed at a later date if criminal activity is suspected.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Prosecutors Office, and the Coroners Office. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867 or the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222.