Travis Gilbert Obituary, Death – In the early hours of a fateful Friday morning, tragedy struck St. Marys Avenue in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Allen County Coroner’s Office has officially identified the victim of this senseless act as 28-year-old Travis Gilbert, a beloved member of our community. His untimely death has been ruled a homicide, marking the 17th such tragedy to befall Allen County this year.
The Fort Wayne Police Department (FWPD) responded to the scene shortly after receiving a call about the shooting at 1:20 a.m. Gilbert’s life was tragically cut short, and another individual was fortunate to escape with non-life-threatening injuries.
In a significant development, the FWPD swiftly took action and apprehended three individuals believed to be connected to the incident: 36-year-old Royal Davis Jr., 29-year-old Jessica Fuentes, and 28-year-old Robert Ward.
Davis now faces grave charges, including murder, felony murder, attempted murder, and resisting arrest. Fuentes, too, faces a multitude of charges, including murder, felony murder, and attempted murder. Ward has been charged with robbery resulting in death.
As we mourn the loss of Travis Gilbert, we must also remember the importance of community unity and standing together against violence. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Travis’s family and loved ones during this difficult time. May he rest in peace, and may his tragic passing inspire us all to work towards a safer, more harmonious community.