Two arrested in connection to Peanuts shooting

Adonis Robinson (left)  and Christopher Sewell (right) mug shots provided by the Allen County Sheriff's Department
Adonis Robinson (left) and Christopher Sewell (right) mug shots provided by the Allen County Sheriff's Department

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Police arrested two men in connection to a shooting and beating at a Fort Wayne bar.  Both men are facing criminal gang activity charges.

According to the Fort Wayne Police Department, Adonis Robinson and Christopher Sewell were arrested Friday at a home located at 5101 Lillie Street.

Police said the Fort Wayne Police Gang and Violent Crimes Unit, along with the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, surrounded the home and called out the suspects. The two were taken into custody without incident.

According to police reports, Marvin Davis, Jr. was playing pool with a friend at around 2:15 a.m. when a group of 15 or 16 men walked into Peanuts Food and Spirits, located at 5727 St. Joe Road.

Davis told police one of the men pointed a gun at his face and said “I am going to kill you.” He told police he fell over and then heard multiple gunshots.

Davis told police the suspects also kicked him in the throat and face and hit him with a beer bottle after they shot him.

Doctors said Davis was shot in the finger and above his big toe. A bullet also grazed his hip area. Davis was last reported to be in serious, but stable, condition.

A witness told police the group of men who were involved in the shooting are known gang members in Fort Wayne.

Robinson faces the following charges:

  • Attempted Murder
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Possession of Firearm by a Serious Violent Felon
  • Criminal Recklessness
  • Criminal Gang Activity

Sewell faces the following charges:

  •  Felony Battery
  • Criminal Gang Activity
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