Barricaded Subject July 16, 2017

For Immediate Release

July 15, 2017

Barricaded Subject


Date:          Sunday, July 16, 2017

Time:          4:20 p.m.

Location:    801 Grace Avenue




Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were assisting employees with the Department of Child Services who were at the Grave Avenue location checking on the wellbeing of a child. When they approached the home a male answered the door who was recognized and known to be wanted on an active warrant.

The subject retreated back into the home and refused to exit barricading himself inside the home.


EST and CRT members were called to the scene to assist with efforts to get the subject to surrender. Once those officers were in place and approximately one into into the incident the subject exited the home and was taken into custody without incident. No other individuals were in the home during this investigation.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department.