FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — What started out as a shooting Tuesday morning ended in a standoff with several people in police custody.
Just after 10 a.m. Tuesday Fort Wayne police officers said they were initially called to the 3000 block of South Calhoun Street regarding a "shots fired" call.
As officers we heading to that location they were told that someone might've been shot in the area of 3000 block of South Harrison Street.
Police said when they arrived in the area they found a man who was shot.
He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Witnesses told FWPD that the men who were potentially involved in the shooting ran inside a house in the 3000 block of South Clinton Street.
Then officers said they surrounded the house to "contain the situation."
FWPD said they got on their loudspeaker and asked those inside the home to come out peacefully multiple times.
When the group refused police said the situation turned into a standoff.
The crisis response team said after several failed attempts make contact with everyone inside the home, police requested a and were granted a warrant to use "a chemical munition" on the home.
One person was in police custody before deployed a chemical weapon into the home.
A short time later, three people came outside the home and surrendered to police.
Detectives said all four people were taken to the detective bureau for questioning.
They said the suspects have not been charged at the time this story was published.
Clinton Street was shut down between Pontiac and Wildwood streets during the standoff which lasted more than three hours.
FWPD said the stretch of Clinton that was shutdown reopened at 1:56 p.m.