You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • 2 injured in SUV crash after driver falls asleep
    A 72-year-old woman and her passenger were injured Tuesday morning after she fell asleep at the wheel and her sport utility vehicle went off U.S. 6 and crashed in Noble County, according to police.Karen M.
  • 1 held in cemetery slaying
    Police have arrested a Fort Wayne man on a murder charge in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found Monday in an undeveloped portion of Catholic Cemetery.
  • Police arrest suspect in school break-in
    A 30-year-old South Bend man has been arrested in connection with Monday morning's break-in at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, thanks to numerous tips, the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said today.
Advertisement

Drug-linked SUV shooting rattles Wildwood Avenue

Fort Wayne police investigated a shooting early Thursday that they described as a drug deal gone bad.

A man was shot in the 400 block of East Wildwood Avenue shortly before 1:45 a.m., according to a police report.

It said the victim was walking toward his sport utility vehicle when shots rang out and struck him, the SUV and a nearby car.

Police said there were a knotted plastic bag on the ground and more inside the SUV that appeared to be packaged the way marijuana and Spice, synthetic marijuana, are normally sold.

The SUV had what looked like bullet holes in the hood and the nearby car had a flat tire, possibly from gunfire, the report said. The name of the victim and his condition were not available.

Advertisement