Suspect at Large Following Shooting at Glenbrook Square Mall in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A shooting incident at Glenbrook Square Mall on Saturday afternoon has left the community in shock. Here are the details:

The Incident

At approximately 2:30 p.m., a shooting occurred in the mall’s bustling food court. Witnesses reported panic and chaos as the sound of gunshots echoed through the lower level. Authorities swiftly responded to the scene.

Suspects Involved

Two armed men were allegedly involved in the incident. However, only one of them fired the shots. The victim, who sustained a non-life-threatening injury to a lower extremity, was rushed to the hospital. Another person suffered a possible fracture during the ensuing panic but is also in stable condition.

Glenbrook Square Mall shooting

Police Response

The Fort Wayne Police Department (FWPD) issued an Emergency Alert, urging people to avoid the area. Officers worked diligently to secure the mall and ensure public safety. Brandon D. Key Jr., 22, was apprehended and now faces charges including criminal recklessness and intimidation.

Mall’s History

This marks the third shooting incident at Glenbrook Square Mall within the past year. The mall, located at 4201 Coldwater Road, has faced safety concerns. Despite reaching out to the mall’s owner, Spinoso Real Estate Group, for comment, WANE 15 received no response.

Mayor’s Statement

Fort Wayne Mayor Sharon Tucker expressed gratitude for the swift response by law enforcement and mall staff. She emphasized that violence has no place in their city and reassured residents that Fort Wayne remains a safe community.

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