One male barricaded in home early Sunday morning

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Sunday morning at about 3 o’clock, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Summit Street on a call of a male making suicide threats via social media.  Officers arrived at the residence in an attempt to conduct a well-being check and observed a male subject on the front porch.  

The subject retreated inside his residence, turned the lights off, and barricaded himself inside.  Officers verbally ordered him to exit but he refused.  A flash bang was deployed.


The Emergency Services Team and Crisis Response Team were called to assist, without success. EST members breached the front door of the residence at approximately 7:45 a.m.  The male immediately complied and voluntarily exited the residence and was detained.

There were no injuries, the subject was transported to a local hospital reference a psychological evaluation.  There are no additional details at this time.

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