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Police and fire

  • Missing Mount Etna teen found in Fort Wayne
    17-year-old Brandon Smith who had been missing since Friday, was found safe in downtown Fort Wayne Sunday morning, the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department said.
  • 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting on East Rudisill
    An adult male died from gunshot wounds early Sunday, according to Fort Wayne police spokesman Jason Anthony.Officers responded to a shooting about 12:55 a.m. in the 600 block of East Rudisill Boulevard.
  • Police seek help finding Mount Etna boy
    A teenage boy with special needs is still missing from Huntington County, and police hope the public can offer some tips.

Tainted 'Spice' in area, police say

A supply of Spice in the Fort Wayne area is tainted with chemicals that have led to several users being hospitalized, Fort Wayne police said tonight.

After ingestion of the tainted product, a number of users have displayed psychotic behavior requiring immediate hospitalization, city police said in a statement.

The statement warned users that "very serious medical consequences" can be expected with the use of the product.