Fort Wayne robbery suspect killed by police IDed

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Authorities have identified a suspected robber shot and killed during a police chase.

The Allen County Coroner's Office tells the Journal Gazette the victim was 21-year-old Stephen O'Neal Wattley.

Police say officers shot him at an apartment complex about 2:40 a.m. Wednesday during a foot chase from a nearby pharmacy that had just been robbed. Officers fired on him when they noticed he was armed. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not identified the officers involved.

Police and prosecutors are reviewing the shooting.


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