One person was hospitalized after a SWAT team responded to a situation on Chicago’s North Side, authorities said Monday.
Few details were available on what happened in the 5900 block of North Ridge Avenue in the city's Edgewater neighborhood, but Chicago Police News Affairs reported police activity in the area Monday afternoon. The incident was classified as a possible hostage or barricade situation, authorities said.
Several streets were closed off around the scene.
One witness said a gunshot was heard near the Heart O' Chicago Motel, where several police cars were spotted, but authorities could not immediately confirm that information.
Police could be heard speaking to someone over a loud speaker.
Just before 4 p.m., police spokesman Frank Giancamilli said the situation was under control and one person was taken to an area hospital.
Check back for details on this developing story.