Fort Wayne hostage situation tied to shooting of bus passenger: police
March 20, 2013 2:02PM
FORT WAYNE (AP) — Police say a hostage situation in Fort Wayne may be linked to the shooting of a city bus passenger earlier in the day.
Police say they have reason to believe the suspect from Wednesday morning’s shooting is in a nearby home.
WANE-TV reports police and SWAT teams are at the home a few miles from where the shooting occurred. Officers in a hostage rescue tank are asking the man barricaded in one of the homes to call 911.
Officers are searching for a man they say pulled a woman off of a city bus and fatally shot her along a busy city street. The gunman fled the scene on foot and a police dog tracked him to a nearby neighborhood.