CRIME & SAFETY
Courtesy of Raquel Foster, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Information available at this time indicates the victim exited a home for an unknown reason, and was fired upon once he got outside. It is unknown at this time if the assailant was lying in wait, or what exactly transpired.
There are currently no suspect or vehicle descriptions, and no one is currently in custody. Possible witnesses were transported to the police station for questioning and other witnesses were interviewed on scene. Detectives and crime scene personnel continued to search the area, identifying and processing evidence and seeking out any other witnesses.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP .
The incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and the Allen County Coroner’s Officer.
Assisting agencies include the Fort Wayne Fire Department and Three Rivers Ambulance Authority.
This article originally appeared in the June 5, 2013 print edition.