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The Journal Gazette

Allen County homicides

There were 45 homicides in 2013

August 19, 2013

2202 S. Fairfield Ave.

Vehicle

Open

Suspect Jacinto A. Barrios is wanted for questioning in the hit-and-run.

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August 07, 2013

Branstrator and Ferguson Roads

Unknown

Open

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July 31, 2013

2709 Millbrook Drive

Gun, knife

2 victims

Open

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July 18, 2013

3215 Senate Ave.

Gun

2 victims

Open

Victims were found shot to death inside a house that was on fire.

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July 18, 2013

1700 block of High Street

Blunt-force trauma

Closed

Victim found in the yard behind his home. Steven Lemler was arrested and pleaded guilty Oct. 1, 2013 to a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Lemler was sentenced to a total of six years in prison and two years on probation.

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June 09, 2013

East Lewis and South Hanna streets

Gun

Closed

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June 04, 2013

2700 block of Mauldin Drive

Gun

Open

Victim was shot inside an idling vehicle. Two men were seen running from the scene.

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June 01, 2013

West Packard and South Wayne

Gun

Closed

Victim and Omar Ruffin allegedly tried to rob two men sitting on a porch. One of the men pulled a handgun during a struggle and fired.

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May 29, 2013

5000 block of Wisteria Lane

Gun

Closed

The shooting was ruled justified. The victim was shot by his father who was acting in self-defense, according to the Allen County Prosecutors Office.

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May 28, 2013

3200 block of Oliver Street

Gun

Open

Police found him shot in the front yard of a home.

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May 28, 2013

1315 Huron Street

Gun

Open

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May 02, 2013

7800 block of Weymouth Court

Gun

Closed

Police-action shooting. Shot by four police officers in a neighbor's driveway after opening fire on the street. Ruled justified by the prosecutor's office.

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April 27, 2013

4300 block of Spatz Avenue

Gun

Open

Police-action shooting. Shot by two officers as he ran from a traffic stop.

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April 03, 2013

913 Hugh Street

Gun

Closed

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March 31, 2013

Smith and Oxford streets

Gun

Open

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