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Police and fire

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    The victim of Sunday morning's shooting was 21-year-old Alan John Puff of Fort Wayne, the Allen County Coroner?s office said. Puff was shot at 12:55 a.m. on the 600 Block of E.
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    One man died and another was seriously wounded in a shooting on East Rudisill Boulevard early Sunday, police said.The men had not been identified Sunday night.
  • 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.

Crash ejects, kills driver

A Texas man was killed in DeKalb County early Wednesday when he lost control, crashed into a ditch embankment and was thrown from his vehicle, police said.

At 2:50 a.m., police were called to the southbound lanes of Interstate 69 about 3 miles north of U.S. 6 on a report of a single-vehicle crash, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department said.

Police said Ihtsham Waseem, 27, of Richardson, Texas, was headed south on the highway when he left the road for an unknown reason.

Waseem then overcorrected, crossed back to the west side of the highway and left the road, forcing the vehicle into a ditch embankment, officers said.

The driver, who was not wearing his seat belt, was thrown from the car as it rolled, police said.