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FWPD: Armed man rushed to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after Friday night officer-involved shooting

Published: Jan. 7, 2022 at 8:57 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - Fort Wayne police say paramedics rushed a man to the hospital in non-life threatening condition after an officer-involved shooting Friday night involving a Fort Wayne officer. Police dispatchers tell Fort Wayne’s NBC News that officers were first called to a home in the 800 block of Lemonwood Court near Northrop High School off Coldwater Road around 7:45. They say an armed man was threatening suicide.

1 person with non-life threatening injuries in officer-involved shooting in Fort Wayne
1 person with non-life threatening injuries in officer-involved shooting in Fort Wayne(Fort Wayne's NBC)

Investigators have not released a name or other details about his injuries. They also have not said exactly what led to the officer firing a gun in the incident. Indiana State Police will assist with the investigation of the case as is standard procedure when a police officer is involved. Police say involved officers were placed on administrative leave as the investigation continues and so they have time to cope with the incident. Stay with Fort Wayne’s NBC News on air, online and on social media for the latest on this developing story.

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