Chicago Police

Man Arrested After Hours-Long Barricade Situation in South Chicago

Chicago police said shots were fired at officers in the 8100 block of South Crandon Avenue

A man was taken into custody Thursday night after barricading himself inside a home for hours when police officers responded to a call of shots fired in the South Chicago neighborhood.

About 2:50 p.m., officers responded to the report of gunfire in the 8100 block of South Brandon, Chicago police said.

When they arrived, they found the 24-year-old barricaded inside of the home and a SWAT team was called to the scene, police said.

He was taken into custody about 8:15 p.m., police said.

No injuries have been reported, police said.

Police previously reported that shots were fired at officers.

Further details were not immediately available.

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