FWPD: Fatal Shooting Investigation

FWPD Fort Wayne Police Department

Fort Wayne Police Department news release:

Fatal Shooting Investigation

Date: August 22, 2020

Time: 3:03 pm

Location: 1500 Wells Street

Victim(s): Adult Male (Deceased)


On Aug 22, 2020 shortly after 3:00 pm Officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a reported shooting in the 1500 Block of Wells Street in the rear parking lot.

Upon Officers arrival they located an adult male on the ground suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and initially the victim was listed with life threatening injuries as medics arrived and began medical care to the victim.

A short time later before medics had left the scene they pronounced the victim deceased.

Fort Wayne Police Homicide Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians were paged to the scene and upon their arrival detectives began speaking with witnesses and looking for any possible businesses in the immediate area that may have security video available.

Detectives are asking that anyone with any information that may assist the Police with this incident is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Detective Bureau at 427-1201 or Allen County Crime Stoppers at 436-7867

The Identity of the victim will be released at a later time by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.

Assisting in the investigation was the Fort Wayne Fire Department and Three Rivers Ambulance Authority.

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