Suspect in Angola murder dies in shootout with police during investigation
ANGOLA, Indiana (WANE) — The suspect in a murder died Sunday morning after several “exchanges of gunfire” with Angolan officers and a state police officer, according to an Indiana State Police news release.
Shortly after 1am, Angola Police were investigating reports of shots being fired at a home on the 400 block of North Elizabeth Street.
According to the press release, officers found two dead men in front of the house. Their identities have not been made public. Investigators from ISP Fort Wayne Post were then called to help on the scene.
At approximately 5:30 a.m., three Angolan officers and a state police officer encountered a man matching the suspect’s description at the 600 block of South Elizabeth Street, several blocks from the scene.
The suspect pulled out a pistol and “engaged in an exchange of fire” with officers, the press release said. Then he ran away.
Near the intersection of West Felicity and South Wayne streets, the suspect and officers were involved in another shootout. According to the press release, the suspect was shot at least once and officers provided emergency assistance until paramedics arrived.
The press release said the suspect was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. His identity has not been released.
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