Fort Wayne Police Department news release:
Date: December 12, 2020
Time: 7:20 pm
Location: The Coliseum Inn, 1020 North Coliseum Boulevard
On Saturday, December 12th at approximately 7:20 pm, a Fort Wayne Officer was routinely patrolling the area of The Coliseum Inn hotel at 1020 North Coliseum Boulevard when he was flagged down by an adult male who told him that he’d been shot. The victim reportedly told the officer he knew who shot him while he was inside room 319. The officer did find the victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medics arrived and treated the victim who was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Once he arrived at the hospital, doctors found his injuries to be life-threatening.
A person of interest was detained near the scene and is currently being interviewed by Fort Wayne Police Detectives. This incident is still currently under investigation. Anyone who may have additional information about the incident is encouraged to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1201 or Crimestoppers at 436-STOP.