The City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of High Street on Sept. 7 at approximately 4:23 p.m. in reference to a tip that Ronald Price was in the residence. Price was wanted in connection with the 815 Third Street homicides on April 20.
FWPD Gang and Violent Crimes Unit and other Fort Wayne officers arrived in the area and established a safe perimeter. It was determined that the tip was accurate and Price was inside the residence.
At approximately 6:29 p.m., the Emergency Services Team, Air Support Unit and Crisis Response Team were called to assist given the serious nature of Price's warrants. EST members then loud hailed the house and used distraction devices. Price complied with verbal commands from the EST members and was detained without incident. There were no chemical agents used. The subject did not incur any injuries because of the incident.
This incident remains under investigation by the FWPD and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.