Chapel Oaks Armed Robbery and Shooting


APARTMENT COMPLEX. NOW FORT WAYNE POLICE ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW HER DEATH IS CONNECTED TO AN ARMED ROBBERY AT THE SAME TIME AND PLACE. WANE 15’S MICHAEL KUHN WAS AT THE SCENE SHORTLY AFTER POLICE RESPONDED. HE JOINS US NOW IN THE NEWSROOM. MICHAEL, WHAT WERE YOU ABLE TO GATHER? POLICE SAY THEIR INVESTIGATION STARTED AROUND 1:15 THIS MORNING AFTER SOMEONE CALLED 911 AND SAID SOMEONE ROBBED THEM. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO THE CHAPEL OAKS APARTMENT COMPLEX MINUTES LATER AND BEGAN CANVASING THE AREA. THAT’S WHEN THEY FOUND SOMETHING UNEXPECTED – A WOMAN WHO HAD BEEN SHOT. ((JASON ANTHONY//FWPD: “THE VICTIM WAS LOCATED BEHIND THE LEASING OFFICE OF THE CHAPEL OAKS APARTMENTS. THERE’S A PAVILION BACK THERE. INITIAL INFORMATION INDICATES THAT THE VICTIM THAT INITIALLY CALLED IN THE ARMED ROBBERY WAS NEAR THAT PAVILION WHEN THAT ARMED ROBBERY OCCURED.”)) POLICE SAY THE INTIAL ARMED ROBBERY VICTIM THAT CALLED 911 WAS NOT THE SHOOTING VICTIM. THEY WERE INTERVIEWING HER TO TRY AND LEARN MORE. THE WOMAN WHO WAS SHOT DIED AT THE SCENE THOUGH. POLICE BELIEVE THE TWO INCIDENTS ARE RELATED, BUT IT’S STILL NOT CLEAR HOW. NO SUSPECT INFORMATION WAS IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE. POLICE ARE ALSO TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY NO ONE REPORTED HEARING GUNSHOTS. IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS SITUATION, POLICE ENCOURAGE YOU TO CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT 4-3-6 – S-T-O-P. LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM, MICHAEL KUHN, WANE 15 NEWS. A SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY, FOR A SHOOTING THAT LEFT A MAN

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