Gang unit arrests man for 2012 shooting

Quinn James.
Quinn James.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – On Thursday night, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department Gang Unit arrested a man who they believe was responsible for a 2012 shooting that left a man in critical condition.

According to FWPD spokesman Michael Joyner, Quinn D. James, of Fort Wayne, had an outstanding warrant for felony charges stemming from a shooting on July 14, 2012.

Police said James shot Antonio L. Hamlet in the area of Standish Drive and Fairfax Avenue. Hamlet was critically injured in the shooting.

James was arrested at a home located at 4610 Gaywood Drive. Inside the home, police found two loaded rifles, a shotgun, pot, cocaine, ecstasy, and drug paraphernalia.

As of Friday, James is facing an attempted murder charge and an aggravated battery charge. Joyner said further charges against James are pending.

According to court documents, James’ initial hearing will be on Monday. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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