FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - The Fort Wayne Police Department released the names of the four officers involved in Thursday morning's fatal shootout .
- Sergeant Shane C. Coleman - commissioned in October of 1995
- Sergeant Daniel N. Ingram - commissioned in March of 2002
- Officer Kenneth H. Jameson - commissioned in August of 2002
- Officer Donald L. Lewis - commissioned in March of 2002
Coleman, Ingram, Jameson, and Lewis, were placed on administrative leave in accordance with departmental policy, according to FWPD spokesperson, Raquel Foster.
NewsChannel 15 also received the officers' disciplinary histories with the FWPD.
Sergeant Shane Coleman and Sergeant Daniel Ingram both have no prior disciplinary actions and no commendations.
Officer Kenneth Jameson received a letter of reprimand for a police vehicle accident back in 2007. He has no commendations.
Officer Donald Lewis was involved in seven police vehicle accidents since he began at the FWPD back in 2002. He was suspended five times for these accidents. He also received two letters of reprimand. The accidents span from 2005 to 2012.
Officer Lewis also received a letter of commendation in 2010.
Thursday's shooting marks the fourth time in 2013 that Fort Wayne police have used deadly force.
Less than a week ago, two FWPD officers were involved in a fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man on Spatz Avenue .
On March 20, police shot and killed 45-year-old Kenneth Knight after a more than four hour hostage situation in the 3000-block of Holton Street. A three-year-old that was being held hostage was found safe.
On February 20, a FWPD officer shot and killed a man when the suspect turned a semi-automatic gun on the officer at Baldwin Creek Apartments on Hobson Road.
According to police, four FWPD officers were called to a home in the 7700-block of Weymouth Court in the Wheatridge housing addition, off of Cook and Coldwater Roads, around 8:20 a.m.
Police indicated that the man may have been under the influence of mind-altering drugs and was behaving "irrationally." Police also knew that he had access to a firearm.
Foster said that as the first responding officers attempted to make contact with the subject, he fired shots from inside the home at officers.
The officers retreated from the home and the subject left the house while continuing to shoot, according to police.
Police said the subject then got into a car and tried to run over at least one officer in the home's driveway, while continuing to shoot at officers.
Police said officers then shot and killed the subject.
On Friday morning, the Allen County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Ryan Koontz, 22, of Fort Wayne.
Koontz's death was ruled a homicide. This is the 17th homicide in Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2013.
This shootout, which put an entire neighborhood in danger, was not the first time police officers in Fort Wayne have dealt with the 22-year-old.
Koontz had run-ins with the police back in 2010 and 2011 . Koontz pleaded guilty to two Class D felonies: receiving stolen property and possession of marijuana.
It is still unclear as to how Koontz had access to a gun and who it was registered to. Police said they cannot comment on the gun Koontz used because the investigation is ongoing.
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