Tag: shooting

Crime & Safety Report: July 16-22 Edition

| July 16, 2014

Three charged in coordinated drug raids FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:42 a.m., July 3, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice & Narcotics division, along with members of the FWPD Emergency Services Team simultaneously served two search warrants at two separate locations. Narcotics detectives received information that synthetic drugs were being sold and/or manufactured from 2737 West […]

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Crime & Safety Report: June 18-24 Edition

| June 17, 2014

Pedestrian killed in Pontiac Street traffic mishap FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:58 p.m., June 5, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2800 block of E. Pontiac Street on a report of an injury accident. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. The man, later […]

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Shooting victim’s father blames politicians, NRA for son’s death

Shooting victim’s father blames politicians, NRA for son’s death

| May 26, 2014

By now, you know of the tragic killings in Santa Barbara, Calif. And again, there will be tremendous political debate over gun control and background checks for people—particularly those with mental health issues. Yes, we know not every victim was shot; some were stabbed. Point is, there comes a time when the debate over constitutional […]

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Crime & Safety Report: May 28-June 3 Edition

Crime & Safety Report: May 28-June 3 Edition

| May 25, 2014

Woman stabbed, man arrested FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:45 p.m., May 20, Fort Wayne police responded to 7911 Decatur Road  on a reported stabbing. Officers arrived to find an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was transported from the scene in serious condition but once at the hospital her condition was downgraded to critical. […]

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Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

| May 13, 2014

By Eric Hackley Eric Hackley:  I’ve seen pictures of you fishing, hunting with a bow and arrow and shooting birds with a shotgun. This is somewhat untypical. Charita Niedermeyer:  If you go back in my history, I’m from what people call the mean streets of Gary, Ind.  Gary is real close to Chicago.  So we’re […]

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 19 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 19 edition

| February 20, 2014

• Police seek Embassy vandalism suspects
• Man in good condition after shooting
• Police investigate Decatur Road area shooting

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Jan. 8 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Jan. 8 edition

| January 10, 2014

Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department Woman stabbed, man arrested FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4 a.m., Dec. 28, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of women being heard screaming in the 2600 block of Fairfield View Place. An officer responding to the scene […]

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Education group: Stop firing guns on New Year’s

| December 24, 2013

Families are urged to turn on all the lights for one hour preceding midnight and refrain from firing weapons at the incoming New Year.

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Dec. 11 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Dec. 11 edition

| December 15, 2013

At approximately 3:25 p.m., Dec. 3, officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of 3800 Oliver Street in regards to a report of a shooting.

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Pastor to begin second 40 day fast to stop violence

Pastor to begin second 40 day fast to stop violence

| November 18, 2013

On Nov. 16, the Rev. Bill McGill, senior pastor of Imani Baptist Temple is scheduled to begin his second 40-day water-only fast as his personal act of intervention to end the rash of violence in our community.

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