Victims identified in Fort Wayne New Year’s Day stabbing, shooting
Fort Wayne Police have arrested one in connection with a New Year’s Day stabbing. Meanwhile, two victims shot soon after close by have been identified:
Police have arrested Cody Alan Stinson, 22, of Woodburn, on a preliminary charge of aggravated battery in connection with a stabbing that occurred at 12:30 a.m. Monday outside a business at 2307 W. Main St. near the intersection with Jefferson Boulevard.
The victim has been identified by police as Mark Allen McVay, 22, of Uniondale, according to polices spokesman Michael Joyner. McVay was last reported to be in critical condition at a local hospital.
Police were told the man who stabbed McVay had left the scene and might be at a nearby bar in the 2800 block of West Main. There they found Stinson and arrested him without incident, according to police.
A couple of hours later and a few blocks away two men were shot at 2:45 a.m. Monday at Hobo’s Bar and Grill, 2701 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Police have identified the victims as Dashawn Dutreal Jones, 28, of Fort Wayne, who was found by police in the restaurant with gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he was last reported to be in critical condition. The other victim, Thristian Michael Boykin Sr., 25, of Fort Wayne, showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand, according to police. He was last reported to be in fair condition.
No arrest has been made in the shooting and the investigation is still ongoing.