Breaking News Bar
posted: 9/11/2012 9:10 AM

Revenge cited for shooting of Fort Wayne ambulance

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The man believed to have driven the car from which numerous shot were fired at a Fort Wayne ambulance says the gunman was seeking revenge against a stabbing victim it was carrying.

Authorities say the ambulance was hit by at least 18 bullets during the early Sunday shootings. A paramedic suffered arm wounds and three people in another car were also shot.

Prosecutors filed four felony charges Monday against 24-year-old Traneilous Jackson for the shootings.

The Journal Gazette reports that a man with Jackson told police he was forced to drive after the ambulance following the stabbing at a nightclub. He told police Jackson wanted to avenge his brother, who he claimed had been stabbed by the wounded man.

Court records don't yet show an attorney for Jackson.

Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.