FWPD: Shooting/non-life threatening injuries


Fort Wayne Police Department news release about a double shooting in the area of McKinnie Avenue and South Monroe Street.

Shooting/Non-life threatening injuries

Date: May 6, 2021

Location: the intersection of McKinnie Avenue and South Monroe Street

Time: 7:47pm


On May 6th, 2021 at approximately 7:47pm Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of McKinnie Ave. and S. Monroe St. There was varying information coming into Dispatch and initially it was unclear how many victims were shot and where those victims where located.

Two victims were quickly located with non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital: an adult male and an adult female. Preliminary investigation indicated that a residence on the 3600 block of Hanna St. was of interest and a search warrant was obtained. The Crises Response team attempted to make phone contact with the person of interest, but was unsuccessful. The house was cleared by the Emergency Service Team and no one was located inside.

This investigation is fluid and on-going and Detectives continue to exhaust all possible leads.

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.

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