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