Shooting at Fort Wayne beauty school leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

Photo courtesy of Jason Rey

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Authorities are investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured two others at a Fort Wayne beauty school.

Officers received a report of an active shooter at Ravenscroft Beauty College in the 4500 block of Lahmeyer Rd. around 6:45 p.m. Monday.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located a female victim outside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. She was transported to a local hospital where she was initially listed in serious condition, but was later downgraded to critical. A second female victim later arrived at a local hospital, where she was listed in good condition.

Officers entered the beauty school building, where they found a man, believed to be the shooter, dead.

Authorities have to yet to say what sparked the incident. Neither the dead man nor the wounded women have been identified.

The Allen County Coroner’s Office will provide the exact cause and manner of death as well as the identity of the deceased man.

The incident remains under investigation.

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