Man in custody following standoff at W Coliseum Blvd. hotel
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Fort Wayne Police Department’s (FWPD) SWAT team was in an hourslong standoff Friday morning at a hotel along West Coliseum Boulevard following a domestic incident.
FWPD says dispatchers received a call about a domestic incident at the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Fort Wayne around 9:11 a.m. Police say a man there attacked a woman during a domestic dispute. They say the woman was able to run away from the scene.
Officers say the man barricaded himself in one of the rooms. The standoff came to a peaceful end later Friday afternoon when the man exited the hotel around 2:30 p.m.
He has since been identified as 30-year-old Robert Even. Police say he is being charged with domestic battery, domestic battery with a prior conviction, and strangulation.
21Alive News has a crew at the scene, stay tuned for updates.
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