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Posted: Sep 5, 2019 3:44 PM
Updated: Sep 5, 2019 3:44 PM

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good evening ... i'm hunter petroviak.thanks for joining us.police in ohio shot and killed a semi driver after they say he led them on a wrong-way chase across northwest ohio.the chase ended on u-s 30 outside van wert after about two hours ... shutting down the highway for most of the day.fox 55's cody butler has more.police started chasing a semi around 8 this morning near lima ohio.it eventually made it's way to u-s 30 and ended just a few miles from the indiana line when police shot and killed the suspect.people who live along the busy highway say they've never seen anything like it. debby kindell lives along u-s 30 outside convey, ohio.this morning she watched as several police officers chased a semi down the wrong side of u-s 30. the allen county sheriff's office in ohio says the chase started when a spencerville police officer tried to stop the semi ... but the driver kept goingeventually the chase ended up on u-s 30 in van wert county.during the chase ... police tried to stop the driver with negotiations .... stop sticks and even shooting the tires.the sheriff's office says the semi driver threatened to kill people several times ... even driving the wrong way on u-s 30. officers say the only way to stop the 46-year-old driver was to shoot him.kindell says she heard the shots that ended the chase. she says she's thankful the chase didn't end just a few minutes earlier. kindell says she sees a lot of accidents living on u-s 30. right now we don't know how many officers were involved or how many times the suspect was shot.we do know the suspect was a 46-year-old man from allen county, ohio.reporting live ... cody butler ... fox 55 news. no one else was hurt during the two hour chase. we now know the name of the man stabbed to death on strathmore street saturday. the coroner's office says 38- year-old ásean lee jordaná died from multiple stab wounds to the chest and abdomen. no suspects have been identified. it's the 17th homicide victim in allen county this year. in kosckiusko county -- deputies have identified a man found dead on mckenna road. 20-year-old ty sawyer lee brown of indianapolis was found monday morning.deputies say brown was pronounced dead at the scene and they're still working to figure out his cause of death.if you have any information regarding the case, you are asked to call the sheriff's office. a garrett man is in serious condition tonight after a shooting.it happened around 10-40 last night near the 400 block of keyser street.fox 55's jentill neal talked to residents about it not being as ápeaceful as it usually is in the town. labor day took a turn in the sleepy town of garrett monday after a man was shot in the shoulder.it's the first shooting of the year here after two shootings last year -- and it happened just one yard over from chad porter's home.>00:17:57-00:18:15"the neighbors behind us, they're like the town riff raff a little bit, but i wouldn't expect something like this. they usually keep to themselves. you can be out in the backyard and they usually don't say nothing to you, but you wouldn't expect a shooting."police responded to keyser street where they found the victim suffering from a wound. the victim who has not been identified was taken to the hospital in serious condition. <john 00:20:49-00:21:02"he was shot through a tent. i don't know if he was sleeping or awake, but supposedly he was shot through his residence. that's what i hear. i don't know if it's true."police were back at the scene today checking out the area.who ever fired the gun hasn't been arrested, and police don't have a suspect or suspects.in fort wayne, jentill neal fox 55 news anyone with information is asked to contact garrett police at 260-357-5151 a garrett woman was hurt after her jeep hit a telephone pole and flipped monday night. dekalb county sheriff's deputies say 23-year-old marisol dearmond was driving on state road 8 when her vehicle left the road.deputies say that's when the jeep hit the pole and rolled.dearmond was taken to the hospital to be treated.deputies say they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. part of hillegas road are still closed tonight after fort wayne police say a telephone pole collapsed -- knocking out power to the area. police blocked the bridge at hillegas that connects to illinois road. officers say they were on the scene of an unrelated crash nearby when the pole collapsed we've seen rain and storms move through today and we're not done yet.meteorologist caleb saylor is in tonight tracking everything and has the latest. caleb? 3 allen county allen county reaches a milestone for the third year in a row.allen county commissioners say building permit values in the county total more than 1 billion dollars.it took nearly all of 20-17 to reach a billion dollars and about11 months to accomplish the feat last year. there were more than 42- hundred commercial building permits issued through august 27th. that number is down 600 from the same time last year. parkview health has a new program to help those with complex medication therapies. the specialty pharmacy program helps integrate pharmacists and pharmacy liaisons directly into patient care teams. parkview says it will help patients stick to their regimens and manage side effects.they say it will also help them ensure patients can afford the costs of their treatments.the specialty pharmacy program launched in the infectious disease and rheumatology clinics.it's expected to expand this fall. if you're looking for a job, the u-s postal service is hiring.there's a job fair happening on thursday in new haven.it's taking place at the library branch on green street from 11 to 6.you can learn about opportunities at that location as well as other service positions in the 4-6-7 and 4-6-8 zip codes.again that's happening on thursday from 11 to 6 in new haven. coming up...what indianapolis plans to do with their three-point- eight million dollar homeless grant.plus.... the chicago bears honor two legendsand... a missing new york woman "found" in iowahow she got there and more after the
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