FWPD: Shooting investigation, Euclid and Eckart

shooting investigation

On December 5, 2021, at 3:09 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash report at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Eckart Street to discover a shooting victim.

Fort Wayne Police Department news release:

Life-Threatening Shooting

Date: December 5, 2021

Time: 3:09 pm

Location: the intersection of Eckart Street and Euclid Avenue

Victim: Adult Female / Life-threatening condition


On December 5, 2021, at 3:09pm, officers responded to a report of a vehicle crash at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Eckart Street. While officers were responding, dispatchers also received information of gunfire in the area, and that someone was possibly shot.

Officers arrived at Eckart and Euclid and found a passenger car crashed into a parked pickup truck. The adult female driver of the crashed car was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, and an adult male passenger was unharmed. The female was taken to a local hospital in life-threatening condition, where she remains in life-threatening condition.

Initial information indicates the victim vehicle was at the intersection of Eckart and Reed St when another vehicle opened fire on it for an unknown reason. The victim vehicle then traveled down Eckart St to Euclid St where it crashed.

At this time, detectives are going door to door, trying to locate any witnesses or any video surveillance from nearby houses. Detectives are also speaking with the male passenger and hope to speak to the female victim as soon as possible. Crime scene technicians are looking for any physical evidence.

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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