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Chicago Police on Scene of Possible Hostage-Barricade Situation in West DePaul Neighborhood

Police said a man, possibly armed with a knife, barricaded himself in a home on the block

Police are at the scene of a possible hostage barricade situation in Chicago’s West DePaul neighborhood.

Authorities said they were called just before 11:45 a.m. to the 2500 block of North Bosworth after a 911 call about a woman screaming for help.

Police said a man, possibly armed with a knife, barricaded himself in a home on the block. An adult woman may be inside the home, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.

Further information was not immediately available.

Check back for more on this developing story.

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