Angola woman charged with attempted murder

STEUBEN COUNTY, IND - An Angola woman was arrested for attempted murder after police investigated a shooting in Fremont early Monday morning.

According to Steuben County Sheriff's Office, at 2:45 am deputies responded to a 911 call of a person being shot at 4375 E 300 N Fremont. Deputies arrived and discovered Douglas Wayne Richter age 50 of Fremont suffering from gunshot wounds.

Richter was taken to a Fort Wayne Hospital via ambulance where he remains in serious but stable condition.

Detectives immediately responded to a home on Ivywood Court in Angola and arrested Heather Michelle Garr, age 34.

Garr is being held without bond at the Steuben County jail on a preliminary charge of attempted murder. She is expected to have a preliminary court appearance Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.

The case remains under investigation.

Steuben County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Angola Police, Fremont Police, Indiana State Police and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division.

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