File image. Police used a Taser on a man they say was holding a woman and infant hostage Saturday night.
A man who police say was holding a woman and her infant hostage inside a South Side apartment was tasered and then arrested Sunday morning, more than nine hours after the standoff began.
It all began with a domestic disturbance around 9:10 p.m. Saturday in the 6700 block of South Jeffrey Boulevard, according to police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.
Inside the apartment, a man was holding a woman and baby hostage, according to police.
Police tased the man and took him into custody at 6:43 a.m., ending the incident.
The suspect was taken to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center where he remains in custody as of 9:10 a.m., according to Kubiak, who said the woman and child were not harmed.
Calumet Area detectives are investigating.