Allen County Sheriff’s Department Responds to Report of Shots Fired, Suspect Barricaded in Home.
715 S. Calhoun St. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: August 21, 2008
WHAT: Allen County Sheriff’s Department Responds to Report of Shots Fired, Suspect Barricaded in Home.
SUSPECT: Larry Eugene Patterson
DETAILS: On Thursday, August 21, 2008, at approximately 6:41 p.m. the Allen County Sheriff’s Department received a call that gunshots had been fired from 6550 Flutter Road. Upon the officers’ arrival it was determined that the suspect was refusing to come out and talk to the officers about the situation. At 7:03 PM Chief Deputy Dave Gladieux put the Allen County SWAT Team on standby. At 7:39 PM when it was determined that the suspect was refusing to cooperate, the SWAT Team was called to the scene. Negotiators continued to talk to the suspect by telephone and loud speaker. At approximately 9:20 p.m. the suspect came outside and surrendered to the officers. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. Nobody was injured during the incident. No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.
CONTACT: Steve Stone
Public Information Officer