Ambulance Shot At While Transporting Stabbing Victim

By Eric Dutkiewicz

September 9, 2012

Updated Sep 9, 2012 at 9:02 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – An altercation that started inside Piere’s nightclub early Sunday morning left one person stabbed, three people shot and an ambulance driver injured.

Fort Wayne police were called to Piere’s just before 3 a.m. on a report of a stabbing. The man stabbed was taken to a local hospital, and his friends and family members followed the ambulance to the hospital in a black Chevrolet Impala.

 On the way to the hospital, police say a white car with tinted windows pulled along side the Impala and ambulance in the 2200 block of St. Joe Ctr. Rd, and opened fire. Three passengers in the Impala were shot.

No one in the ambulance was shot; but the ambulance driver, who is also a firefighter, was injured from by broken glass when the ambulance windows were shot out.

The ambulance driver provided a description of the white car, and Allen County police found a vehicle that matched the description south of downtown Fort Wayne.

After a short pursuit, Allen County police stopped the white car at West Jefferson Boulevard and Fairfield Avenue. Four people inside the white car were arrested.

The stabbing victim eventually made it to the hospital, and is in stable condition.

The three people shot inside the Impala drove to the Marathon gas station at Washington Center & Coldwater Roads, where they were treated by paramedics. All three are in stable condition.

The ambulance driver was treated for cuts, and is in fair condition.

Police have not released the names of the victims, the suspects or the suspects’ charges.