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Police Action Shooting / 5000 Ann Hackley Road

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Police Action Shooting

Date/Time of Incident:    July 29, 2011 / 11:56 p.m.
Location of Incident:       5000 Ann Hackley Road
Victim:                             Adult Male / Serious Condition

On Friday, July 29, 2011 at approximately 11:56 p.m. officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to a home in the 5000 block of Ann Hackley Road reference a report of a suicidal subject armed with a gun and firing shots into the air.

Officers arrived on the scene and located the subject in the roadway of the 4900 block of Rothman Road.  The officers observed that the subject was still armed with a handgun.  The subject refused to comply with the officers’ orders to release his weapon.  Two officers fired their weapons, and the subject was struck.  The subject was disarmed.  Paramedics determined the subject to be in serious condition at the scene, and he was transported to a local hospital where he remains at this time in serious (stable) condition.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.  In accordance with department policy, the two involved officers are being placed on administrative leave.

Raquel Foster
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department

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