Fort Wayne Police Department news release:
Fatal Stabbing Investigation
Time: 9:16 PM
Location: 4600 block of Standish Drive
Victim: Adult Male
On Wednesday, 08/19/2020, at approximately 9:16 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4600 block of Standish Drive reference a domestic battery involving a subject armed with a gun. While officers were responding, dispatch advised the subject that was allegedly armed with the gun had been stabbed. Witnesses reported the stabbing victim fled the scene walking northbound. Officers arrived and located the male/adult victim lying the front yard of a nearby residence. He was unconscious and suffering from apparent stab wounds. Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Detectives are interviewing a person of interest at police headquarters. In addition, several other witnesses that were present during the altercation are being interviewed.
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.