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 city’s 16 homicides.
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.
It’s being called the largest operation in the history of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
Authorities say the woman was killed after they returned home from a nightclub in April 2015.
Prosecutors say the dogs lived in deplorable conditions at the couple’s home in New Jersey but were in relatively good health.
A new law about to go into effect creates guidelines for police body camera videos. Some departments say the changes will cost too much.
Police were called to investigate in November 2015 after the baby died at a hospital.
Five people have been arrested as police investigate dog-fighting in two Detroit suburbs.
A neighbor called police Wednesday after finding the 15-year-old victim in an alley.
Major Davis Jr. is charged with the 2014 shooting death of Indianapolis officer Perry Renn.
More than 20 of those arrested were from the Indianapolis area.
The man was taken into custody outside the Glenbrook mall on Tuesday after a meeting had been set up using the girl’s email. She told investigators the two had met on the website Ashley Madison.
The 15-year-old boy was shot near the intersection of Avondale and Baxter at around 4:30 p.m. So far no one has been arrested.