FWPD: Critical Shooting Investigation


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News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Critical Shooting Investigation

Date: 5/13/2016

Time: 2:55 AM

Location: 700 Broadway, St. Joseph Hospital


On Friday, 5/13/2016, at approximately 2:55 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 700 Broadway, St. Joseph Hospital, reference a shooting victim that arrived at the emergency room. The male/adult victim appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s) to his neck. A physician determined the victim was in critical condition and he was immediately transported to another local hospital for medical treatment.

Preliminary information indicates the victim was driven to the hospital and dropped off at the emergency room entrance. The driver of the vehicle that transported the victim to the hospital left the hospital prior to the police arriving.

It is unknown where the shooting occurred and there is no suspect information to provide at this time. Detectives hope to gather more information once they are able to interview the victim

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.


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