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Arrest Made in Feb. 3rd Shooting/Homicide Investigation

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For Immediate Release: March 1, 2012

City of Fort Wayne Police Department



Date/Time of Incident:   February 3, 2012 / 10:47 p.m.

Location of Incident:     Paulding & Lafayette

Victim:                          Kyree D. Ellis


Arrested:                    AC James Jr., age 37, Fort Wayne

Charges:                     Aggravated Battery


An arrest has been made in the February 3rd shooting investigation wherein the victim, Kyree D. Ellis, later died.  AC James Jr., age 37, of Fort Wayne was identified as the suspect in this investigation.  He was located today and taken into custody by Fort Wayne Police Officers and transported to the Allen County Jail on a preliminary charge of Aggravated Battery.


This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

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