SWAT Standoff in Jefferson Park Ends After Nearly 4 Hours: Police - NBC Chicago

SWAT Standoff in Jefferson Park Ends After Nearly 4 Hours: Police

About 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a call of a man waving a gun , police said

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    SWAT Standoff in Jefferson Park Ends After Nearly 4 Hours: Police

    Two people were charged with assault after a nearly four-hour standoff with police in Jefferson Park on the Northwest Side.

    About 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a call of a man waving a gun around in the 6100 block of West Higgins Avenue, Chicago police said. The call turned into a shots-fired call when a neighbor who had been arguing with a man and woman told police someone shot through the neighbor’s door.

    When they arrived, officers learned that the man and woman were inside an apartment with a weapon and refusing to come out, police said. The SWAT team was then called, and almost four hours later, at 2:15 a.m. Thursday, both people were taken into custody.

    They were both charged with misdemeanor assault, police said.

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