FWPD: Homicide suspect arrested: Ronald W. Price

Ronald W. Price

On September 7, 2021, at 4:23 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of High Street in reference to a tip that Ronald Price was in the house.

Homicide Investigation

Date/Time: September 7, 2021 at 4:23 pm

Location: 1400 block of High Street

Arrested: Ronald W. Price / Male / Age 48


  • Murder (2 counts)
  • Felony Murder (2 counts)
  • Robbery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury (1 count)
  • Firearm Used in Commission of Offense (1 Count)


On Tuesday, 09/07/2021, at approximately 4:23 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of High Street, reference a tip that Ronald Price was in the house. Mr. Price was wanted in connection with the 815 Third St. homicides on April 20, 2021.

Fort Wayne Police Department 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 Mr. Price was inside the house.

At approximately 6:29 PM, the Emergency Services Team (EST), Air Support Unit (ASU) and Crisis Response Team (CRT) were called to assist given the serious nature of Mr. Price’s warrants. EST members then loud hailed the house and used distraction devices. He complied with verbal commands from the Emergency Services Team 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 City of Fort Wayne Police and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers at (260) 229-7867 or toll-free at 1-800-237-7867 or the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427-1201. You can also use the P3 app on your Android phone or Apple phone here. They are also available on Facebook. You can submit your tip anonymously.

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