Crime & Safety

Four shot in post Memorial Day incident

Four shot in post Memorial Day incident

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 a.m., May 31, officers with the  Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 6600 block of Pawawna Drive in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two victims inside the residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical […]

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Ex-husband shoots former wife, kills her male companion, then self in Memorial Day shooting

Ex-husband shoots former wife, kills her male companion, then self in Memorial Day shooting

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:30 p.m., May 30,  officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 2500 block of Brooklyn Avenue in reference to shots fired. As officers were arriving in the area, additional 911 calls came into dispatch advising of  a shooting. As officers arrived on the scene, they […]

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27-year-old slain on Spatz Avenue

27-year-old slain on Spatz Avenue

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 p.m., May 22, Fort Wayne police responded to the 4400 block of Spatz Avenue on the report of a shooting. Once on scene officers found an unresponsive male down on the east side of Spatz Avenue. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the man, later identified as 27 year old Anquanh S. […]

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Motorcyclist critical injured in Main Street crash

Motorcyclist critical injured in Main Street crash

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:17 p.m., May 19, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a call of a party injured motorcycle accident at 1200 W. Main Street. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive adult male subject laying in the roadway.  The subject was transported to a local hospital by the Three Rivers Ambulance […]

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School officials in Texas waste real money looking for fake cash

School officials in Texas waste real money looking for fake cash

| May 28, 2016

By Jeffrey L. Boney (Houston Forward Times, NNPA Member) Two separate counterfeit bill cases have gained national attention after the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) Police Department and the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office opened investigations involving two young, African American students. The first incident involved 13-year-old Danesiah Neal, an eighth grade African […]

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Woman critical after collision

Woman critical after collision

| May 27, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Creighton Avenue and Anthony Boulevard after receiving multiple 911 calls reporting a two-vehicle accident with several injuries. On arrival officers observed two motor vehicles, a Mercury Tracer and a Pontiac van that were involved in the crash. The Mercury Tracer contained six and possibly seven occupants. […]

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Teen shot to death inside vehicle

Teen shot to death inside vehicle

| May 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:16 p.m., May 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 9100 block of Brickshire Parkway reference a shooting. A resident in the area heard gunshots and called the police. Officers arrived on scene and located a vehicle parked on the street in the area. Inside the vehicle officers […]

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Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

| May 26, 2016

Photos by William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—There’s an old saying that time heals all wounds. Truth is, that is not always the case, especially when it comes to the loss of a loved one. But, when it comes to the tragic loss of three children at the same time it’s hard […]

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Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

| May 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:15 a.m., May 18, Fort Wayne police responded to the Partners 1st Credit Union located at 6210 W. Jefferson Boulevard on the holdup alarm. While still responding to the scene it was confirmed that there was an actual robbery. A female employee reported that she had just arrived and was entering the bank […]

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Police investigate shooting at local inn

Police investigate shooting at local inn

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:10 p.m., May 7, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 3730 East Washington Blvd., the site of Hallmark Inn, in reference to a shooting. A woman reportedly called dispatch and advised that  her boyfriend had been shot.  The woman hung up and did not provide any additional information. Officers […]

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