Fremont man in serious condition following shooting

2017-10-09

FREMONT – A Fremont man was hospitalized with gunshot wounds and an Angola woman is charged with attempting to murder him.

A 9-1-1 call at 2:45 Monday morning alerted police to the shooting at 4375 East County Road 300 North.

50-year-old Douglas Wayne Richter was transported to a Fort Wayne hospital by ambulance where he was in serious but stable condition with several wounds.

Steuben County Sheriff’s detectives took 34-year-old Heather Michelle Garr into custody at a home on Ivywood Court in Angola. She was jailed on a preliminary charge of attempted murder and is held without bond pending a court appearance Tuesday.

Police from Angola, Fremont and Indiana State Police assisted the investigation.

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