For Immediate Release

Suicidal Subject

Date: 1/26/2021

Location: Kreager Park

Time: 4:03 pm


Fort Wayne Police were dispatched to a home involving a suicidal subject who had left the scene. Officers made contact with a family member who stated she believed her sister was going to shoot herself. Officers were able to track the subject and found her in Kreager Park. She was alone in her vehicle. Officers believed the subject to be armed with a handgun.

After the subject refused to follow directions of officers on scene Emergency Services and Negotiators were called to begin talking with the subject.  After a while on the phone with negotiators the subject surrendered to officers. At this time she will be taken for a medical evaluation.

If anyone is suffering from suicidal thoughts we encourage you to get help. There are numerous resources available in the Fort Wayne Area. Please call if you need assistance.

Sofia Rosales-Scatena
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department