Authorities say he molested three children over a 12-year period.
Sheriff Troy Nehls says the shooting apparently climaxed a family argument, but the reason for the argument remains unclear.
It happened early Saturday mornng near High Street and St. Marys Ave. One man was taken to the hospital in serious condition after he was injured in a fight or shot. Someone involved ran to a nearby home and was coaxed out by police after a short standoff.
Police say the group traveled from Fort Wayne to La Porte County in order to sell methamphetamine.
An Indiana State Trooper pulled over a van for following another vehicle too closely on Thursday and after a K-9 detected the presence of drugs, a search of the vehicle turned up LSD, pot, meth, cocaine and prescription drugs.
Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said during a Wednesday news conference that it’s “somewhat unbelievable the amount of drugs that were sold.”
The attempted robbery took place at the Kroger in New Haven early Monday morning. The suspect knocked down a store clerk before running out of the store.
Police said the man shoved a Kroger employee to the ground in an attempt to gain access to a cash register.
The six people were arrested early Tuesday morning following a six-week long investigation into illegal drug activity.
The body of Jacqueline Vanduyn, 52, was found around 12:15 a.m. on April 25 in her apartment in the 7900 block of Decatur Road.
Police said they will not back down in their efforts to investigate and stop the gang gun violence.
Fort Wayne Police Officer Robert Hollo shot the 17-year-old boy Tuesday afternoon, however no weapon was found nearby. The revelation came during a news conference Wednesday morning.
A detailed look at each of the 46 homicides to date, which breaks the previous record set in 2013.
Teenage boys are at the center of the recent string of violence in Fort Wayne over the last week.
Police were called just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to the 2800 block of Smith Street, near the Whitney M. Young Early Childhood Center, on a report of shots fired there.
Zanalynn Q. Booker, 22, was sentenced for the Jan. 11 shooting of Anthony Davis Jr. in the roadway on the 3300 block of Alexander Street.
Two shooting victims found blocks away from one another were reportedly in a car together that was shot up.
Brent S. Browning, 29, was sentenced to 20 years for the attempted murder of Samantha Freeman on January 14.
Police said Sanford D. Waltz, 47, had failed to report required information to the sheriff’s office’s Sex Offender Registry within in the lawful time period.
Fort Wayne police were called around 8:30 a.m. Monday to The Glass Man store at 3110 New Haven Ave. on a report of an armed robbery.