For Immediate Release


Armed Subject

Date: 7/30/2022

Location: 8000 Hessen Cassel Road

Time: 6:52 PM

Suspect:  Robert Lee Griffin Sr   43 Years old


On Saturday July 30, 2022 at approximately 6:52 PM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 8000 block of Hessen Cassel Road in reference to a domestic battery investigation. As officers arrived on the scene, they were advised that a male was inside a residence armed with a firearm.

The male refused to exit the residence and had made suicide threats. Officers observed the male to be holding a firearm in his hand. After several minutes, the male exited the residence unarmed as he was then taken into custody. The male was transported from the scene to be interviewed by investigators.

John Chambers
Fort Wayne Police Department
Public Information Officer