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Man Shot And Killed After Possible Ambush
Police received reports of a shooting in the 1300 block of Huron. They found a man lying on the ground with apparent gunshot wounds. He was listed in critical condition and rushed to a nearby hospital where he later died.
Investigators believe the man left a home for an unknown reason and was immediately ambushed. Police do not have a suspect or motive at this time.
Safer Ways For Kids To Get To School
On the northeast side of Fort Wayne, hundreds of school children will have a safer option to walk or ride their bikes to school.
The construction near the intersection of State and Lehmeyer will connect five schools to 11 nearby neighborhoods.
IDed: Man Killed In Parking Lot Hit & Run
Police responded to the parking lot of Ray's Truck Wash in the 3400 block of W. Coliseum Blvd. just before midnight and found 57-year-old Richard Hamilton who was unconscious and unresponsive. Three Rivers Ambulance Authority medics pronounced the man deceased at the scene.
At this time, it is believed that the unidentified male was walking westbound through the parking lot, when he was struck by a large vehicle that was pulling into the parking lot. The vehicle then left the scene.
Illinois Senator Blasts Fort Wayne's River Pollution
Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was holding a forum with U.S. Rep. Daniel Lipinski, R-3rd District, Illinois, and U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-14th District, Illinois, at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago when he referred to Fort Wayne as an example of a "bad guy" that has increased pollution on the Great Lakes.
Kirk says Fort Wayne is dumping more than 29,000 gallons of sewage per capita into the rivers.
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