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Police and fire

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    An additional arrest has been made in connection with a bank robberythat happened in North Webster on Sept. 12, Kosciusko County PublicInformation Officer Chad Hill said Monday.
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    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.

Barricaded man threatened suicide

A man threatening to commit suicide barricaded himself inside a home in the 1000 block of Farwood Avenue Monday night, Fort Wayne Public Information Officer Michael Joyner said.

According to Joyner, police were called to the home Monday when someone reported a man had locked himself in a bedroom and was threatening to commit suicide. After several tries to get the man to surrender, police called out the Emergency Services Team (EST) and Crises Response Team (CRT).

CRT was able to talk to the man by telephone and get him to come out around 11:30 Monday night.

The man was taken to a local hospital for evaluation, police said.