Crime & Safety

Woman critically injured in motorcycle accident

Woman critically injured in motorcycle accident

| September 17, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:32 a.m., Sept. 15, officers responded to the intersection of Main Street and Leesburg Road in reference to a single motorcycle crash. Upon arrival officers located the victim, and adult female, lying on the sidewalk on the northern side of the intersection. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical […]

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Obituaries: September 13-19, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: September 13-19, 2017 Edition

| September 13, 2017

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Man found shot to death in Oliver Street house

Man found shot to death in Oliver Street house

| September 9, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:10 a.m., Sept. 7, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a person shot inside of a home in the 3000 block of Oliver Street. Officers arrived and located an adult male inside a house, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers determined the male to be in critical […]

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Man killed near East Central Towers

Man killed near East Central Towers

| August 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:16 a.m., Aug. 19, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to reports of gunshots in the 900 block of E. Washington Boulevard. As officers were checking the area, FWPD dispatch received another call of a male who had been shot and was lying outside of an apartment building. Officers located […]

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Shooting victim found on Gaywood Drive

Shooting victim found on Gaywood Drive

| August 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:21 p.m., Aug. 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4300 block of Gaywood Drive in reference to a shooting investigation. Officers arrived on scene and located the male/adult victim two blocks away at the intersection of Senate Avenue and Southpark Drive.  The victim was alert and conscious […]

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Man found shoot to death in north part of city

Man found shoot to death in north part of city

| August 15, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:01 a.m., Aug. 13, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a reported subject down in the 4100 block of Paul Shaffer Drive after being advised that there was a subject laying face down on the ground. Upon officers arrival, officers located an adult male laying face down on the ground unresponsive […]

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Man critical after apparent one-car crash

Man critical after apparent one-car crash

| August 14, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:53 a.m., Aug. 13, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2600 Block of East Capitol Avenue in reference to a single vehicle accident. Officers were initially advised that witnesses did not see anyone inside the vehicle. Upon arrival, officers and medical personnel located an adult male driver inside the vehicle […]

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Man injured in crash of stolen car while fleeing police

Man injured in crash of stolen car while fleeing police

| August 14, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:49 p.m., Aug. 12, a Fort Wayne Police sergeant, while on routine patrol, observed a vehicle in the area of Maumee and Glasgow that was speeding and driving recklessly. The sergeant attempted to initiate a traffic stop at which time the vehicle proceeded to pull over  but as the officer stopped behind […]

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Man critically injured in motorcycle accident

Man critically injured in motorcycle accident

| August 11, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:02 p.m., Aug. 10 the Fort Wayne Police department responded to a reported motor vehicle accident in the 3200 block of E. Dupont Road involving a car and a motorcycle. Initial information provided to officers advised that the driver of the motorcycle was injured. Upon officers arrival on scene they located an […]

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Man found dead in car on Washington Boulevard

Man found dead in car on Washington Boulevard

| August 11, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:09 a.m., Aug. 4, officers responded to the 900 block of East Washington Boulevard in reference to reports of a subject slumped over in a wheelchair. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds outside of the building. paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim, later identified as […]

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