Crime & Safety

Woman killed in traffic accident

Woman killed in traffic accident

| June 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:35 a.m., June 2, Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Lafayette Street and Pontiac Street on the reported motor vehicle accident with injury. Once on scene officers observed two vehicles, a passenger car and a pickup truck in the intersection. The passenger contained three individuals, the driver who was trapped […]

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Man critical after apparent Kenwood Avenue shooting

Man critical after apparent Kenwood Avenue shooting

| June 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:19 p.m., May 30, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 2200 Randallia Drive, Parkview Hospital, in reference to a shooting investigation. Hospital staff informed dispatch that a shooting victim had just arrived at their emergency room. The adult male victim was alert and conscious when he arrived at the […]

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Man critical after alleged domestic shooting

Man critical after alleged domestic shooting

| June 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:38, May 29, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 9600 block of St. Joe Center Road on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located an adult male inside the home, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male was initially determined to be […]

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Suspect arrested in death of Terrance Miles

Suspect arrested in death of Terrance Miles

| June 3, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Police have arrested 23 year old Henry Eshon Underwood for the shooting death of local educator and youth advocate Terrance Miles in the early morning hours of May 19 outside East Central Towers. Mile’s body was discovered in the 900 block of Francis Street after officers responded to the report of shots being fired […]

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Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

| May 10, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:45 p.m., April 25, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Maplecrest Road and Parrot Road. Officers arrived on scene and determined a passenger car and motorcycle were involved in the crash.  The male/adult driver of the motorcycle and female/adult passenger […]

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Man killed by accidental firearm discharge

Man killed by accidental firearm discharge

| May 10, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:50 a.m., April 25, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 4033 Robinwood Drive on the reported shooting. Once on scene officers observed an adult male in the home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as 65-yar-old Frank Lax, was transported from the scene to a […]

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Mini-bike driver critically injured collision with barricade

Mini-bike driver critically injured collision with barricade

| May 10, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:10 p.m., May 8, Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Lake and Laverne Avenues on the report of a mini-bike that had collided with a construction barricade. Once on scene, officers observed an adult male down and unresponsive on Lake at Laverne. Medics transported the male to a local hospital […]

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Man arrested after alleged child abduction

Man arrested after alleged child abduction

| May 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:50 a.m., April 23,the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3500 block of Portage Boulevard the site of Wildwood Place Apartments, in reference to a disturbance involving a suspect armed with a firearm.  Officers arrived on scene and determined a woman who lives in the apartment complex has a […]

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Woman killed in motorcycle accident

Woman killed in motorcycle accident

| April 27, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:12 a.m., April 22, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an injury accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Bradbury Avenue and Lower Huntington Road. Officers arrived and located an adult female, later identified as 60-year-old Deborah S. Fahlsing, who was determined to be in serious condition. She […]

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Man stabbed at apartment complex

Man stabbed at apartment complex

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:54 a.m., April 16, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 7911 Decatur Road, Arbors of South Towne Square Apartments, reference a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and located the male/adult victim inside an apartment. The victim appeared to be suffering from an apparent stab wound to the chest. Paramedics […]

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