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Timestamp8/26/14 7:47
Date Searched2-May-13
StateIN - Indiana
CityFort Wayne
Victim NameRyan J. Koontz
Victim's Age22
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponFirearm; not stated
SummaryCity of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 7700 block of Weymouth Court reference a disturbance that resulted in a police action shooting. An adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene. Initial information received indicated that a resident at this home was under the influence of a mind- or mood-altering drug(s) and that he was behaving irrationally, and that he had access to a firearm. As the first responding officers attempted to make contact, the suspect fired shots inside the home and at the officers as they retreated for their safety. The suspect then gained access to a vehicle and pursued one of the officers into the front drive of a neighboring home. The suspect then exited the vehicle and exchanged gunfire with that officer and the other officers on the scene. The suspect was fatally wounded.
Source Linkhttp://www.journalgazette.net/article/20130502/BLOGS01/130509919
Name of Officer or OfficersShane C. Coleman, Daniel N. Ingram, Kenneth H. Jameson, Donald L. Lewis
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?5
Date of Incident5/2/13
Results Page Number9
County State IN - Indiana
Year2013