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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 1:00 am

Angola woman arrested in shooting

ASHLEY SLOBODA | The Journal Gazette

A man seriously injured from gunshot wounds was hospitalized in Fort Wayne early Monday, and a woman charged in connection with the case is expected in court today.

Heather Michelle Garr, 34, of Ivywood Court in Angola was being held at the Steuben County Jail without bond on a preliminary charge of attempted murder, according to a news release from the Steuben County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities arrested her after an investigation into a shooting reported at 2:45 a.m. in the 4300 block of East County Road 300 North in Fremont, the release said.

Responders found Douglas Wayne Richter, 50, of Fremont suffering from gunshot wounds. He was driven to a hospital, where he was in serious but stable condition, the sheriff reported.

The release didn't indicate whether Garr and Richter knew each other.

The case remained under investigation Monday, said the release, which described today's expected court date as her preliminary appearance.