Police standoff ends peacefully Tuesday

The Fort Wayne Police Department said officers were trying to serve a "Body Standard" warrant on a man in the 2800 block of Knode Court Tuesday evening.

Posted: Nov 29, 2017 12:47 AM
Updated: Nov 30, 2017 8:38 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A standoff with police ended peacefully Tuesday night.

The Fort Wayne Police Department said officers were trying to serve a "Body Standard" warrant on a Trumarkis C. Alexander, 27, in the 2800 block of Knode Court Tuesday evening.

Alexander saw the officers and ran inside a house.

Officers said that's when they sent in a flash bang to try to get the man out of the house, instead, someone shot outside the home.

SWAT crews were then called just after 9:30 p.m.

Investigators were able to negotiate with Alexander to come out of the home.

Alexander surrendered around 11:30 p.m. and was taken in for questioning.

He is charged with Neglect of a Dependant (Level 3 Felony), Criminal Recklessness (Level 5 Felony) and Resisting Law Enforcement (A Misdemeanor).

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