Chicago Police

Person in Custody After SWAT Team Responds to Barricade Situation at West Side Psychiatric Hospital

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A person is in custody following a standoff with police Wednesday at a psychiatric hospital on the West Side.

A boy barricaded themselves in the lobby of Hartgrove Hospital, 5730 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago police said.

A SWAT team was called to the scene at 2:44 p.m., and the juvenile was taken into custody about 6 p.m., police said.

Further information was not immediately available.

Hartgrove is a psychiatric hospital with inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs.

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