FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Fort Wayne police announced Wednesday they have arrested two people in connection to the death of a 19-year-old man who was shot and killed.
The Fort Wayne Police Department announced they arrested 19-year-old Ronnie Miles Jr. and a 16-year-old boy and were charged with robber and murder in the death of 19-year-old Jaden Nelson.
Calhoun Street and Pettit Avenue shooting. May 19, 2020
Miles Jr. also faces an additional charge of criminal recklessness.
On Tuesday, Jaden Nelson was shot at Avondale and Pettitand detectives say it was a robbery involving drugs.
They say Nelson then drove himself to the corner of Pettit and Calhoun, Phillips 66 gas station, where he was called in as a shooting victim.
He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
This case is still ongoing and if anyone has additional information you are asked to call the FWPD Detective Bureau 260-427-1201 or Crime Stoppers 260-436-STOP.