Allen County Coroner’s news release for the 2021 9th Allen County Homicide.
Fort Wayne, Indiana (March 29, 2021) – The Allen County Coroner’s Office was contacted and notified of a shooting incident on Friday, March 26, 2021 at about 2250 hours, near the intersection of Vance Avenue and Reed Road, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. The decedent was located, in the 4600 block of Willard Drive, Fort Wayne and found to be suffering from gunshot wound(s). Death was pronounced on scene.
The autopsy has been completed. The decedent has been identified as John A. Peterson, male black 19 years of age, from Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The Cause of Death is Multiple Gunshot Wounds and the Manner of Death is Homicide.
John A. Peterson is the 9th Homicide in Allen County for 2021.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
If you have information regarding this case, you can call the Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers at (260) 229-7867 or toll-free at 1-800-237-7867. You can also use the P3 app on your Android phone or Apple phone here. They are also available on Facebook. You can submit your tip anonymously.
- FWPD: Fatal shooting, Willard Drive – 27th March 2021
- 2021 9th Allen County Homicide – 29th March 2021
- List of the 2021 Allen County Homicides
- FWPD incident reports
- The Fort Wayne Police Department website