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Fort Wayne Police resond to second standoff

STANDOFF NUMBER TWO 9 15 2020 (1)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - Shortly after Fort Wayne Police were ending a standoff, another one began.

Around 11:40 a.m., dispatchers sent police to the 2000 block of Carton Avenue near Covington Road to reports of a man that might be armed with a handgun.

According to initial reports, a family member told police the man was alone in the home and had fired off several shots.

That's when the Emergency Services Team and Crisis Response Team got involved.

Shortly after officers arrived, the man exited the home without incident.

Police took him to a local health care facility to be evaluated.

Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She serves as the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @KaylerJayne.

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