Man surrenders after hours-long barricade situation on northeast side

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A man has surrendered to authorities after being barricaded inside a northeast side home for nearly four hours on Sunday.

Javon Luna

Around 11:05 a.m., officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 2700 block of Repton Drive, near Peace Montessori School, in reference to a domestic battery investigation.

When they arrived on scene, a woman told officers that Javon Dontrell Luna, 26, had battered her while inside the home.

The woman told police that Luna was still inside the residence with his young child.

According to Fort Wayne Police, officers on scene made several attempts to make contact with Luna by calling and texting his cell phone, knocking on the door, and using a siren and PA speaker. However, police say he refused to communicate with officers.

It was around 1:20 p.m. that officers with the Fort Wayne Police Departments Emergency Services Team, Crisis Response Team, and Air Support Unit responded to the scene. A short time later, officers were able to speak to Luna on the phone.

Luna stated that he was going to exit the residence and surrender to police.

Police say Luna and the young child exited the home around 1:48 p.m and that the child was reunited with his mother at the scene.

Luna was then transported from the scene to the Allen County Lockup on several felony charges.

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