(2-11-22) Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach announced the arrest of one suspect in the recent shooting on Elm Sugar Rd. Sheriff Riggenbach said Brandon Fair (36) of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, was arrested on Wednesday February 9th, by the Allen Co. Indiana Sheriff’s Department. Fair was transported back to Van Wert County by deputies, today February 11th, after waiving extradition. Fair is currently being held in the Van Wert County Correctional Facility on 1 count of Attempted Murder a Felony of the 1st Degree, 1 count of Kidnapping a Felony of the 1st Degree, 2 counts of Felonious Assault a Felony of the 2nd Degree, and 1 count Aggravated Robbery a Felony of the 1st Degree, after being indicted by the February session of the Van Wert County Grand Jury.

Sheriff Riggenbach stated the investigation is continuing into this incident and deputies are still trying to identify the second suspect.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office at 419-238-3866 or Van Wert County Crime Stoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867).  Callers can remain anonymous when providing information.