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Police and fire

  • Shooting victim identified
    The victim of Sunday morning's shooting was 21-year-old Alan John Puff of Fort Wayne, the Allen County Coroner?s office said. Puff was shot at 12:55 a.m. on the 600 Block of E.
  • Details few after 2 shot, 1 fatally
    One man died and another was seriously wounded in a shooting on East Rudisill Boulevard early Sunday, police said.The men had not been identified Sunday night.
  • 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting on East Rudisill
    An adult male died from gunshot wounds early Sunday, according to Fort Wayne police spokesman Jason Anthony.Officers responded to a shooting about 12:55 a.m. in the 600 block of East Rudisill Boulevard.

Suspect charged in sexual assault

A Fort Wayne man was charged Wednesday, accused of raping a woman in his car as he took her around the city to look for work in January.

Da Wood, 36, of the 1600 block of Hobson Road, faces formal charges of rape, sexual battery and criminal confinement, an affidavit said.

The woman told police Wood was supposed to take her around Fort Wayne while she looked for work, but he refused to take her home and instead drove to a undisclosed location and forced himself on her.

When questioned by police, Wood said he touched and kissed the woman, but she told him to stop and nothing further took place.