Ind. (AP) — The death of a Fort Wayne man who was shot while riding his
bicycle more than 30 years ago has been ruled a homicide.
County coroner's office said Wednesday that 53-year-old David Allan
Thornsley had died at St. Joseph Hospital in the northeast Indiana city.
Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/WnSIFi )
Thornsley was 20 years old when he was shot while riding his bicycle in
Fort Wayne about 2 a.m. on July 10, 1980. Since then he had been a
paraplegic. He died from complications due to the gunshot wounds.
shot twice in the back with a .22 caliber rifle.
Police had no
immediate suspects. Residents said they saw a white van speed away from
the area where Thornsley was shot.