You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • 2 hurt in US 6 crash
    Two people were taken to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne after a 72-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel, the Noble County Sheriff’s Department said today.
  • 9 arrested in Warsaw drug raid
    Warsaw Police arrested seven adults and two juveniles during a drug raid Saturday that has put “significant drug suppliers in Kosciusko County” behind bars on preliminary charges.
  • Fugitive gets friend in trouble
    A wanted man’s hiding spot in the trunk of a car not only failed to keep him out of police sight – and ultimately jail – but it’s now got his lady friend in trouble as well.
Advertisement

Man gunned down on Tillman Road is ID’d

FORT WAYNE – A man who was shot and killed in the front yard of a house southeast of Fort Wayne on Saturday night has been identified.

The death of Jovon Clarkson Harvey, 44, was ruled a homicide, according to a statement issued Monday.

Emergency dispatchers received a call at 7:50 p.m. about shots fired at 4914 E. Tillman Road, near Wayne Trace.

Cpl. Jeremy Tinkel, a county police spokesman, said officers arrived at the ranch-style house to find the man with gunshot wounds in the yard, and Harvey died at the scene.

His death has been ruled the 39th homicide of 2013 in Allen County and Fort Wayne.

For locations and details of previous homicides, click here.

Advertisement