Officers hunt for reported armed individual near Autumn Creek Apartments

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fort Wayne police spent hours searching for a reported armed male, in the area of Taylor Street and Ardmore Avenue.

Around 6:20 Tuesday night, someone called 911 and reported seeing the male with what was believed to be an assault-style rifle, on Taylor east of West Jefferson Boulevard.

Officers spoke with several witnesses and were told the suspect fired several shots in the area, damaging a vehicle. No injuries were reported.

Before police arrived, the suspect ran into a wooded area near Autumn Creek Apartments. Officers searched for several hours, but did not find him.

Taylor Street was closed west of Ardmore Avenue during the search.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call The Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222, Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867, or us the anonymous P3 Tips App.

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