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Fort Wayne police make arrest in 2021 homicide

Published: May. 16, 2022 at 10:40 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - Fort Wayne police made an arrest in a deadly shooting from last year. 21-year-old Ahmed Pearson is behind bars, accused of shooting and killing 40-year-old Travis Jones several times in August of 2021.

Police took 21-year-old Ahmed Pearson into custody after a Monday evening traffic stop.
Police took 21-year-old Ahmed Pearson into custody after a Monday evening traffic stop.(Fort Wayne's NBC)

Back then, police say they were called to the 4200 block of South Monroe Street in Fort Wayne Monday where a man was inside a car that had just crashed into a parked car. Authorities transported Pearson to the Allen County Jail Monday evening after they say they arrested Pearson near the intersection of Hobson and East State Boulevard around 5:30.

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