FWPD: Death Investigation, Smith Street

Death Investigation

Date: March 26, 2019

Time: 10:31 PM

Location: 4400 block of Smith Street

Victim: Adult Male, Deceased


On Tuesday, 03/26/2019, at approximately 10:31 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4400 block of Smith Street reference a shooting. Dispatch received a call indicating a subject had been shot. Additional calls reported several citizens heard gunshots being fired in the area. Officers arrived and located a male/adult victim inside a residence. The victim was unresponsive and appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. Upon arriving at the hospital, the victim was pronounced deceased by a physician.

Preliminary information indicates the victim was inside the residence and gunshots were fired from outside the residence. Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses that were inside the residence at the time of the shooting.

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, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office. The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s identity along with the cause and manner of death. There are no additional details regarding this investigation at this time.

Assisting Agencies: Fort Wayne Fire Department and Three Rivers Ambulance Authority


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