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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

DATE:                    October 7, 2008

 

WHAT:            Allen County Sheriff’s Department Responds to Suspect Barricaded in Home.

 

SUSPECT:       M/W/32

                        Huntertown, IN

 

DETAILS:     On Monday, October 6, 2008, at approximately 10:38 p.m. the Allen County Sheriff’s Department received a call that the suspect was in his residence with a shotgun threatening to commit suicide. Upon the officers’ arrival it was determined that the suspect was refusing to come out and talk about the situation.  At 11:26 p.m. Sheriff Kenneth C. Fries activated the Allen County SWAT Team. Officers attempted to talk to the suspect by telephone and loud speaker.  At approximately 1:57 a.m. the suspect came to the door and was taken into custody by SWAT Team members.  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

                        260-449-4954