FWPD: Shooting/Life Threatening Injuries

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The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a shooting with life-threatening injuries on Hoagland Avenue early this morning.

Shooting/Life Threatening Injuries

Date: Junwe 5, 2021

Location: 2300 block of Hoagland Avenue

Time: 9:50 pm


On June 5th, 2021 at approximately 9:50 pm Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2300 block of Hoagland Ave. in regards to a shooting. While Police were en route, citizens were calling Dispatch reporting hearing multiple shots fired. Upon arrival Officers located an adult male in a vehicle on the 2300 block of Hoagland Avenue suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). Officers rendered care to the shooting victim until TRAA made the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was later downgraded at the hospital to life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary information suggests that a suspect fired shots from the alley East of 2300 Hoagland Avenue and then fled eastbound down the same alley after firing at the victim. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers at (260) 229-7867 or toll-free at 1-800-237-7867 or the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427-1201. 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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