FWPD: Shooting Investigation, Prospect Avenue

Shooting Investigation

On November 14, 2021, at 8:59 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of Prospect Avenue in reference to a shooting.

Fort Wayne Police Department news release:

Shooting Investigation

Date: November 14, 2021

Time: 8:59 AM

Location: 800 block of Prospect Avenue

Victim: Adult Male


On Sunday, 11/14/2021, at approximately 8:59 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 Block of Prospect Ave. reference a shooting.

Officers arrived and located a male/adult victim inside a vehicle, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers rendered aid, until paramedics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital his condition was downgraded to life-threatening by a physician.

Initial reports indicate the shooting was accidental. Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses and Crime Scene Investigators are processing the scene in an effort to obtain additional details.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867.

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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