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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 9:57 am

Man shot in leg

A man was shot in the leg Friday while walking in the area of Smith Street and Rudisill Boulevard with a woman.

According to a report from Fort Wayne Police, at around 11:19 p.m. an officer responded to Parkview Hospital Randallia, where a shooting victim had been dropped off. The man told the officer he and his girlfriend had been walking near Smith and Rudisill while his car was parked in the area of McKinnie and Winter streets. As they were walking they heard gunshots. They started to run and he realized he had been shot in the left lower leg. He said his girlfriend ran to get the car and drove him to Parkview, according to the report.

Woman says she was shot at while driving

A woman was shot while driving a man home Saturday evening, she told police.

According to a report from Fort Wayne Police, officers responded to a call of a shooting victim at the Parkview Randallia ER. A woman told them she was taking her friend home from Stardale Drive when a man shot at them. She said the bullet knocked her scarf off her head and glass from a broken window gave her small cuts on her arm and right leg. She said she believed the shots were intended for the person she was with. She said she saw the gunman walk away from two vehicles; one was a black Chevy Impala and the other was a light blue Chevy Impala and both had very dark tint.

The woman said she and her friend jumped out of the car and ran. She said she then called her best friend, who brought her to Parkview. She said she did not know the last name of the man she had with her or where he lives.

Warrant issued in child molestation case

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Daniel C. Barlag, 24, of the 500 block of Lawton Place, on two counts of child molesting, a Class C felony.

According to court documents, a report through Department of Child Services on April 22 said a CANI Head Start teacher believed a child in her class was being sexually molested. The girl allegedly told the teacher that Barlag put his “toy” in her mouth. During an interview May 2, the child told investigators what the toy was and allegedly drew a picture of a man’s genitalia. She allegedly told investigators Barlag molested her several times and said if she told her family they would all be gone. The child said Barlag put a DVD in and told her to do what they were doing, according to court documents.

Man charged with armed robbery

Justice A. Culver, 20, of the 6000 block of Guild Drive, has been arrested on charges of robbery, a Level 3 felony; resisting law enforcement, a Level 6 felony; carrying a handgun without a license, a Class A misdemeanor; and resisting law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor.

According to court documents, a man told Fort Wayne Police he was jumped by four men in the parking lot of the CVS at Calhoun Street and Rudisill Boulevard around 7:18 p.m. July 8. One pointed a gun at him and demanded his cellphone and backpack, and two took off on his moped. Police tracked down four men who looked like the ones who had jumped the man, according to his description. The men split up and ran, but police caught Culver. They noticed he tossed a gun before he jumped over a fence while trying to get away, according to the documents.