For Immediate Release

September 13, 2022

Armed Barricaded Subject


Date:  09/13/2022                 

Time:  04:50 PM

Location:  2700 block of Allegany Ave



On Tuesday, 09/13/2022, at approximately 04:50 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Allegany Avenue in regards to a disturbance with an armed adult female. Officers arrived on scene to find that an adult male was able to exit the residence safely, but that the armed adult female had barricaded herself inside the home.

The Fort Wayne Police Department’s Emergency Services Team, Crisis Response Team, and Air Support Units were dispatched to the scene to assist. Less-lethal munitions were deployed into the home and the female was eventually taken into custody.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Officer Allissa Barnhorst
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department