Man surrenders after standoff

April 8, 2019

A man barricaded himself inside a home for several hours this morning. 

Fort Wayne Police were called to the 3700 block of Chestnut St. just before 5 a.m., when a woman called 911 about a disturbance inside the home, a statement from police said. 

Officers requested assistance from The Emergency Services Team and the Crisis Response Team after the woman told police the man was armed with a gun. 

Officers used a loudspeaker, called the man on the phone and used a ‘flash-bang’ device inside the home but the man refused to surrender, police said.

Just after 8 a.m., police used a chemical agent and the man surrendered. 

No one was injured during the standoff. The suspect is being interviewed by detectives.