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Charges filed in attack on home

Several gunshots into the side of a Fort Wayne home in April resulted in a felony charge Monday against the man witnesses said pulled the trigger.

Michael C. Stephens, 28, of the 3800 block of Weisser Park Avenue, faces one felony count of criminal recklessness in the midmorning shooting on Plaza Drive.

Police were called about 8:30 a.m. April 27 to the 3600 block of Plaza Drive on a report that someone had just shot at a house.

When officers arrived at the home in southeast Fort Wayne, they found two witnesses, both of whom said they saw Stephens driving through the area before he pointed a gun out his driver’s window and began firing.

One witness told police Stephens was looking for the driver of a specific car in the area before the shooting began.

The same witness told police he ran for cover after he saw the gun and he could hear bullets hit the house.

cmeyers@jg.net

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