For Immediate Release


Barricaded Subject

Date: 10/11/2021

Location: 5000 Maplecrest Road

Time: 9:30 PM


On Monday October 11, 2021 at approximately 9:30 PM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Stellhorn and Maplecrest to meet with a female who advised that she was the victim of a domestic battery that had occurred at a residence located in the 5000 block of Maplecrest Road. The female victim told officers that her husband was inside the house and that there were weapons inside the house. Prior to leaving the residence, the victim stated that the male subject had made suicidal statements. Officers on the scene made several attempts to contact the male which were all unsuccessful.

At this time, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Emergency Services Team, Crisis Response Team, and Air Support Units were dispatched to the scene. Officers with the Crisis Response Team were able to contact the male subject on his cell phone and asked him to come outside of the residence and surrender. After several hours of being inside the residence, the male subject exited the residence and surrendered. The male was transported to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.

John Chambers
Fort Wayne Police Department
Public Information Officer