Teen remains critical from Saturday shooting

January 2, 2019

A teen taken to a local hospital with a gunshot wound or wounds on Saturday remains in critical condition, Fort Wayne police said today.

Joshua Blen Barr, 19, was taken to the hospital after being involved in suspicious activity and shots fired at 9203 Spring Breeze Court, on the city’s southwest side, just before 4 a.m. police said in a statement.

A witness had called dispatchers about someone attempting to commit a burglary and the homeowner fired shots at the suspects as they ran, the statement said.

The shooting is under investigation.


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