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Police and fire

  • 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.
  • Suspect in bank robbery arrested
    The man police arrested in connection with a recent North Webster bank robbery is also accused of making a phone call to a local school to distract police before the robbery.
  • 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.

Bloody scene on LeSteele Boulevard ruled homicide

The death of a woman found inside her mobile home on LeSteele Boulevard Friday has been ruled a homicide, the Allen County Coroner said in a statement.

Diane Woods, 78, of Fort Wayne died of a blunt force injury to the head, and her death is the ninth homicide in Allen County, the coroner's office said.

Woods was found yesterday when her sister couldn’t reach her on the phone, and sent the victim's son to check on her.