Tag: shooting

One dead, another serious in parking lot shooting

One dead, another serious in parking lot shooting

| October 16, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:01 a.m., Oct. 15, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were in the area of Lafayette Street and McKinnie Avenue when they heard gunshots coming from a parking lot on the west side of the 4200 block of S. Clinton Street. Officers checked the lot and located an adult male and […]

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Two wounded in apparent shooting

Two wounded in apparent shooting

| October 16, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:04 p.m., Oct. 15, the Fort Wayne Police Department was notified that two males had arrived at a local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. Hospital staff indicated that one of the males was initially in critical condition, but was later upgraded to serious condition. The other male remains in good condition. Detectives […]

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NNPA Chair: Gun control ‘forbidden subject”’ when mass shooters are white, male

NNPA Chair: Gun control ‘forbidden subject”’ when mass shooters are white, male

| October 8, 2017

‘Glaring double standard’ CHICAGO—The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell said that the issue of gun control escapes vigorous debate when the perpetrators of mass shooters are white males. The leader of the association, comprised of more than 200 black-owned publications, also noted that cries for reform gain the most traction when […]

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Man found shot to death on Winter Street

Man found shot to death on Winter Street

| September 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:54 p.m., Sept. 14, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3300 block of Winter Street in reference to reports of gunshots in the area. Upon arrival officers began checking the area and were stopped and directed to the victim by a passerby. One victim, later identified as 47 […]

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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 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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Man dead on Lillie Street after shooting

Man dead on Lillie Street after shooting

| August 8, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:45 p.m., Aug. 31, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4100 block of Lillie Street in reference to a reported shooting. Upon officers arrival they located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived on scene and provided medical care to the victim. The victim […]

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