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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.
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Coroner confirms ID of gunman killed in police-action shooting

Koontz

FORT WAYNE – The Allen County Coroner's Office has officially identified the Fort Wayne man shot and killed by police Thursday morning in a north-side neighborhood.

The death of Ryan J. Koontz, 22, has been ruled a homicide, the city and county's 17th of 2013.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Indiana State Police, the coroner's office and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.

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