FWPD: Critical Shooting Investigation


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News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Critical Shooting Investigation

Date: 6/21/2016

Time: 4:20 AM

Location: 5200 Lillie Street

Victims: Male / Critical Condition


On Tuesday, 6/21/2016, at approximately 4:20 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5200 block of Lillie Street reference a shooting. Several residents in the area heard gunshots and called the police. One of the callers advised there was a victim lying in the middle of the street. Officers arrived on scene and located the male victim lying in the middle of Lillie Street. The victim was unresponsive and appeared to be suffering from several apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Detectives are currently interviewing residents in the area to determine if they have any additional details to provide regarding this investigation. Crime Scene Technicians are processing the scene and collecting evidence. There is no suspect information to provide at this time.

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.

Assisting Agencies: City of Fort Wayne Fire Department and the Three Rivers Ambulance Authority.



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